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O2
oxygen
OB
obstetrics
OD
overdose
OPA
oropharyngeal airway
oz
ounce
po
orally
p
post, after
PAC
premature atrial contraction
PAT
paroxysmal atrial tachycardia
PE
pulmonary embolism, physical exam, pleural effusion
PEARL
pupils equal, reactive, and accomodating to light
PEEP
positive end expiratory pressure
PMD
Private medical doctor
PMH
past medical history
po
by mouth
pr
by rectum
PRN
as needed
pt
patient
PUD
peptic ulcer disease
PVC
premature ventricular contractions
PVD
peripheral vascular disease
q
every
qid
four times a day
R (circled)
right, right turn
r/o
rule out
ROM
range of motion
RUL
right upper lobe
RUQ
right upper quadrant
Rx
treatment
s (with a line over it)
without
Rx
treatment
SC, SQ
subcutaneous
sl
sublingual
SOB
shortness of breath
SpO2
oxygen saturation (oximetry)
STAT
immediately
STEMI
ST elevation myocardial infarction
Sx
symptoms
TB
tuberculosis
TIA
transient ischemic attack
tid
three times a day
TKO
to keep open
X
times (multiple)
URI
upper respiratory infection
UTI
urinary tract infection
VF
ventricular fibrillation
VT
ventricular tachycardia
c (with a line over it)
with
W/D
warm and dry
WNL
within normal limits
Wt
weight
yo, y/o
year old
mal-
bad, ill
-mega, -megaly
large, enlargement of, million
-meter
measure
mono-
participation or involvement of a single element or part
micro-
small
multi-
many
my/o-
muscle
nas/o-
nose
necr/o
death
neo-
new
nephro-
kidney
neur-, neur/o-
nerve, nerve tissue
non-
not
nos/o-
disease
-oid
resemblance to, equivalent to
olfact-
smell
olig/o-
few
-oma
tumor
orth/o
straight, normal
-osis
process, condition
-ostomy
artificial or surgical opening
-otomy
a cutting operation
para-
departure from the normal, beside, alongside, adjacent
path-, path/o-, -pathy
disease
ped-, ped/i, ped/o
child, foot or feet
per-
through, intensive
peri-
around, about, near
pharmac/o-
drugs
-phasia
speech
-plegia
paralysis
-pnea
breath, respiration
pre-
anterior, before