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#
before numeral = number,
degree, or hour
increased
decreased
one
┬┬
two
┬┬┬
three
four
female
male
A
assessment
ā
before (ante)
A & W
alive and well
ac
before meals (ante cibum)
AD
right ear (auris dextra)
ad lib
as desired (ad libitum)
am
before noon (ante meridiem)
amt
amount
aq
water (aqua)
AS
left ear (auris sinstra)
AU
both ears (auris unitas)
B
bilateral
bid
twice a day (Bis in die)
BP
blood pressure
BRP
bathroom privileges
C
Celsius, centigrade
c
with
c/o
complains of
CC
chief complaint
CCU
critical care unit
CP
chest pain
d
day
DC, D/C
discharge, discontinue
dr
dram (1/8 ounce)
Dx
diagnosis
ECU
emergency care unit
ER
emergency room
ETOH
ethyl alcohol
F
Fahrenheit
FH
family history
gr
grain
gt
drop (L. gutta = drop)
gtt
drops
h
hour (hora)
H & P
history and physical
HEENT
head, eyes, ears, nose, throat
HPI, PI
history of present illness,
hs
at hour of sleep/bedtime (hora somni)
Ht
height
Hx
history
ICU
intensive care unit
IMP
impression
IP
inpatient (registered bed patient)
L
left
L & W
living and well
m
murmur
NAD
no acute stress
NKA, NKDA
no known allergies,
noc
night (noctis)
NPO
nothing by mouth (non per os)
O
objective information
Ø
none or negative
OD
right eye (oculus dexter)
OH
occupational history
OP
out patient
OR
operating room
OS
left eye (oculus sinister)
OU
both eyes (oculus unitas)
P
plan (recommendation, disposition)
P
pulse
p
after (post)
PAR
post anesthetic recovery
pc
after meals (post cibum)
PE, Px
physical examination
per
by or through
PERRLA
pupils equal, round, and reactive to light and accommodation
PH, PMH
past history,
pm
after noon (post meridiem)
po
by mouth (per os)
post-op/postop
postoperative
pp
after meals (post prandial)
PR
through rectum (per rectum)
pre-op/preop
preoperative
prn
as needed (Pro re nata)
pt
patient
PV
through vagina (per vagina)
q
every (quaque)
q2h
every 2 hours
qd
every day (quaque die)
qh
every hour (quaque hora)
qid
four times a day (quarter in die)
qns
quantity not sufficient
qod
every other day (quaque altera die)
qs
quantity sufficient
R
right
R
respiration
R/O
rule out
ROS, SR
review of symptoms,
RRR
regular rate and rhythm
RTC
return to clinic
RTO
return to office
Rx
recipe; prescription
S
subjective information
s
without (sine)
SH
social history
Sig
label; instruction to patient (signa)
SOB
shortness of breath
ss
one-half (semis)
STAT
immediately (statium)
Sx
symptom
T
temperature
tid
three time a day (ter in die)
Tr
treatment
Tx
treatment or traction
UCHD
usual childhood diseases
VS
vital signs
wa
while awake
WDWN
well-developed and well-nourished
wk
week
WNL
within normal limits
Wt
weight
x
time or for; x6 = six times,
y/o, y.o.
year old
yr
year
standing
sitting
lying
#
before numeral = number, after numeral = pound
degree, or hour
increased
decreased
one
┬┬
two
┬┬┬
three
four
female
male
A
assessment
ā
before (ante)
A & W
alive and well
ac
before meals (ante cibum)
AD
right ear (auris dextra)
ad lib
as desired (ad libitum)
am
before noon (ante meridiem)
amt
amount
aq
water (aqua)
AS
left ear (auris sinstra)
AU
both ears (auris unitas)
B
bilateral
bid
twice a day (Bis in die)
BP
blood pressure
BRP
bathroom privileges
C
Celsius, centigrade
c
with
c/o
complains of
CC
chief complaint
CCU
critical care unit
CP
chest pain
d
day
DC, D/C
discharge, discontinue
dr
dram (1/8 ounce)
Dx
diagnosis
ECU
emergency care unit
ER
emergency room
ETOH
ethyl alcohol
F
Fahrenheit
FH
family history
gr
grain
gt
drop (L. gutta = drop)
gtt
drops
h
hour (hora)
H & P
history and physical
HEENT
head, eyes, ears, nose, throat
HPI, PI
history of present illness, present illness
hs
at hour of sleep/bedtime (hora somni)
Ht
height
Hx
history
ICU
intensive care unit
IMP
impression
IP
inpatient (registered bed patient)
L
left
L & W
living and well
m
murmur
NAD
no acute stress
NKA, NKDA
no known allergies,
noc
night (noctis)
NPO
nothing by mouth (non per os)
O
objective information
Ø
none or negative
OD
right eye (oculus dexter)
OH
occupational history
OP
out patient
OR
operating room
OS
left eye (oculus sinister)
OU
both eyes (oculus unitas)
P
plan (recommendation, disposition)
P
pulse
p
after (post)
PAR
post anesthetic recovery
pc
after meals (post cibum)
PE, Px
physical examination
per
by or through
PERRLA
pupils equal, round, and reactive to light and accommodation
PH, PMH
past history, past medical history
pm
after noon (post meridiem)
po
by mouth (per os)
post-op/postop
postoperative
pp
after meals (post prandial)
PR
through rectum (per rectum)
pre-op/preop
preoperative
prn
as needed (Pro re nata)
pt
patient
PV
through vagina (per vagina)
q
every (quaque)
q2h
every 2 hours
qd
every day (quaque die)
qh
every hour (quaque hora)
qid
four times a day (quarter in die)
qns
quantity not sufficient
qod
every other day (quaque altera die)
qs
quantity sufficient
R
right
R
respiration
R/O
rule out
ROS, SR
review of symptoms, symptom review
RRR
regular rate and rhythm
RTC
return to clinic
RTO
return to office
Rx
recipe; prescription
S
subjective information
s
without (sine)
SH
social history
Sig
label; instruction to patient (signa)
SOB
shortness of breath
ss
one-half (semis)
STAT
immediately (statium)
Sx
symptom
T
temperature
tid
three time a day (ter in die)
Tr
treatment
Tx
treatment or traction
UCHD
usual childhood diseases
VS
vital signs
wa
while awake
WDWN
well-developed and well-nourished
wk
week
WNL
within normal limits
Wt
weight
x
time or for; x6 = six times, x2d = for 2 days
y/o, y.o.
year old
yr
year
standing
sitting
lying
#
before numeral = number, after numeral = pound
degree, or hour
increased
decreased
one
┬┬
two
┬┬┬
three
four
female
male
A
assessment
ā
before (ante)
A & W
alive and well
ac
before meals (ante cibum)
AD
right ear (auris dextra)
ad lib
as desired (ad libitum)
am
before noon (ante meridiem)
amt
amount
aq
water (aqua)
AS
left ear (auris sinstra)
AU
both ears (auris unitas)
B
bilateral
bid
twice a day (Bis in die)
BP
blood pressure
BRP
bathroom privileges
C
Celsius, centigrade
c
with
c/o
complains of
CC
chief complaint
CCU
critical care unit
CP
chest pain
d
day
DC, D/C
discharge, discontinue
dr
dram (1/8 ounce)
Dx
diagnosis
ECU
emergency care unit
ER
emergency room
ETOH
ethyl alcohol
F
Fahrenheit
FH
family history
gr
grain
gt
drop (L. gutta = drop)
gtt
drops
h
hour (hora)
H & P
history and physical
HEENT
head, eyes, ears, nose, throat
HPI, PI
history of present illness, present illness
hs
at hour of sleep/bedtime (hora somni)
Ht
height
Hx
history
ICU
intensive care unit
IMP
impression
IP
inpatient (registered bed patient)
L
left
L & W
living and well
m
murmur
NAD
no acute stress
NKA, NKDA
no known allergies, no known drug allergies
noc
night (noctis)
NPO
nothing by mouth (non per os)
O
objective information
Ø
none or negative
OD
right eye (oculus dexter)
OH
occupational history
OP
out patient
OR
operating room
OS
left eye (oculus sinister)
OU
both eyes (oculus unitas)
P
plan (recommendation, disposition)
P
pulse
p
after (post)
PAR
post anesthetic recovery
pc
after meals (post cibum)
PE, Px
physical examination
per
by or through
PERRLA
pupils equal, round, and reactive to light and accommodation
PH, PMH
past history, past medical history
pm
after noon (post meridiem)
po
by mouth (per os)
post-op/postop
postoperative
pp
after meals (post prandial)
PR
through rectum (per rectum)
pre-op/preop
preoperative
prn
as needed (Pro re nata)
pt
patient
PV
through vagina (per vagina)
q
every (quaque)
q2h
every 2 hours
qd
every day (quaque die)
qh
every hour (quaque hora)
qid
four times a day (quarter in die)
qns
quantity not sufficient
qod
every other day (quaque altera die)
qs
quantity sufficient
R
right
R
respiration
R/O
rule out
ROS, SR
review of symptoms, symptom review
RRR
regular rate and rhythm
RTC
return to clinic
RTO
return to office
Rx
recipe; prescription
S
subjective information
s
without (sine)
SH
social history
Sig
label; instruction to patient (signa)
SOB
shortness of breath
ss
one-half (semis)
STAT
immediately (statium)
Sx
symptom
T
temperature
tid
three time a day (ter in die)
Tr
treatment
Tx
treatment or traction
UCHD
usual childhood diseases
VS
vital signs
wa
while awake
WDWN
well-developed and well-nourished
wk
week
WNL
within normal limits
Wt
weight
x
time or for; x6 = six times, x2d = for 2 days
y/o, y.o.
year old
yr
year
standing
sitting
lying
#
before numeral = number, after numeral = pound
degree, or hour
increased
decreased
one
┬┬
two
┬┬┬
three
four
female
male
A
assessment
ā
before (ante)
A & W
alive and well
ac
before meals (ante cibum)
AD
right ear (auris dextra)
ad lib
as desired (ad libitum)
am
before noon (ante meridiem)
amt
amount
aq
water (aqua)
AS
left ear (auris sinstra)
AU
both ears (auris unitas)
B
bilateral
bid
twice a day (Bis in die)
BP
blood pressure
BRP
bathroom privileges
C
Celsius, centigrade
c
with
c/o
complains of
CC
chief complaint
CCU
critical care unit
CP
chest pain
d
day
DC, D/C
discharge, discontinue
dr
dram (1/8 ounce)
Dx
diagnosis
ECU
emergency care unit
ER
emergency room
ETOH
ethyl alcohol
F
Fahrenheit
FH
family history
gr
grain
gt
drop (L. gutta = drop)
gtt
drops
h
hour (hora)
H & P
history and physical
HEENT
head, eyes, ears, nose, throat
HPI, PI
history of present illness, present illness
hs
at hour of sleep/bedtime (hora somni)
Ht
height
Hx
history
ICU
intensive care unit
IMP
impression
IP
inpatient (registered bed patient)
L
left
L & W
living and well
m
murmur
NAD
no acute stress
NKA, NKDA
no known allergies, no known drug allergies
noc
night (noctis)
NPO
nothing by mouth (non per os)
O
objective information
Ø
none or negative
OD
right eye (oculus dexter)
OH
occupational history
OP
out patient
OR
operating room
OS
left eye (oculus sinister)
OU
both eyes (oculus unitas)
P
plan (recommendation, disposition)
P
pulse
p
after (post)
PAR
post anesthetic recovery
pc
after meals (post cibum)
PE, Px
physical examination
per
by or through
PERRLA
pupils equal, round, and reactive to light and accommodation
PH, PMH
past history, past medical history
pm
after noon (post meridiem)
po
by mouth (per os)
post-op/postop
postoperative
pp
after meals (post prandial)
PR
through rectum (per rectum)
pre-op/preop
preoperative
prn
as needed (Pro re nata)
pt
patient
PV
through vagina (per vagina)
q
every (quaque)
q2h
every 2 hours
qd
every day (quaque die)
qh
every hour (quaque hora)
qid
four times a day (quarter in die)
qns
quantity not sufficient
qod
every other day (quaque altera die)
qs
quantity sufficient
R
right
R
respiration
R/O
rule out
ROS, SR
review of symptoms, symptom review
RRR
regular rate and rhythm
RTC
return to clinic
RTO
return to office
Rx
recipe; prescription
S
subjective information
s
without (sine)
SH
social history
Sig
label; instruction to patient (signa)
SOB
shortness of breath
ss
one-half (semis)
STAT
immediately (statium)
Sx
symptom
T
temperature
tid
three time a day (ter in die)
Tr
treatment
Tx
treatment or traction
UCHD
usual childhood diseases
VS
vital signs
wa
while awake
WDWN
well-developed and well-nourished
wk
week
WNL
within normal limits
Wt
weight
x
time or for; x6 = six times, x2d = for 2 days
y/o, y.o.
year old
yr
year