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CCU
coronary (cardiac) care unit
ECU
emergency care unit
ER
emergency room
ICU
intensive care unit
IP
inpatient (a registered bed patient)
OP
outpatient
OR
operating room
PACU
postanesthetic care unit
PAR
postanesthetic recovery
post-op / postop
postoperative (after surgery)
pre-op / preop
preoperative (before surgery)
RTC
return to clinic
RTO
return to office
Patient Care:
BRP
bathroom privileges
Patient Care:
CP
chest pain
Patient Care & error prone:
DC, D/C
discharge, discontinue
Patient Care:
ETOH
ethyl alcohol
L (in a circle)
left
R (in a circle)
right
pt
patient
RRR
regular rate and rhythm
SOB
shortness of breath
Tr
treatment
Tx
treatment / traction
VS
vital signs
VS:
1 - T
vital signs:
1 - temperature
VS:
2 - P
vital signs:
2 - pulse
VS:
3 - R
vital signs:
3 - respiration
VS:
4 - BP
vital signs:
4 - blood pressure
VS:
5 - Ht
vital signs:
5 - height
VS:
6 - Wt
vital signs:
6 - weight
WDWN
well-developed and well-nourished
y.o.
year old
#
number/pound
if before the numeral = number
if after the numeral = pound
(e.g. 150# = 150 pounds)