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p
after
P-A, P/A; PA
posterior and anterior
P&A
percussion and auscultation
Pap test
papanicolaou smear
PCA
Patient controlled analgesia
PMH
Past medical history
PMI
point of maximal impulse
PO p.o.
orally
PPD
purified protein derivative TB test
PRN, p.r.n.
as required
PSA
prostate-specific antigen
PT
prothrombin time; physical therapuy
PTT
partial thromboplastin time
PVC
premature ventricular contration
q
every
p
after
P-A, P/A; PA
posterior and anterior
P&A
percussion and auscultation
Pap test
papanicolaou smear
PCA
Patient controlled analgesia
PMH
Past medical history
PMI
point of maximal impulse
PO p.o.
orally
PPD
purified protein derivative TB test
PRN, p.r.n.
as required
PSA
prostate-specific antigen
PT
prothrombin time; physical therapuy
PTT
partial thromboplastin time
PVC
premature ventricular contration
q
every
q.h.
every hour
q.4.h.
every four hours
RX
take
RBC
red blood cell or red blood count
RDA
Recommended daily- dietary allowance
RDS
Respiratory distress syndrome
RML
right middle lobe of lung
R/o
rule out
roM
RANGE OF MOTION
ROS
review or systems
RR
recovery room, respiratory rate
RT
radiaton therapy;reading test; Respiratio therapy
R/T
related to
/s
without
SLE
systemic lupus erythematosus
SLE
systemic lupus erythematosus
SOB
Shortness of breath
sol
solution. disolved
Sp.gr, SG
Specific gravity
Staph
Staphylococcus
Stat
immediately
std
sexually transmitted disease, skintest dose
Strep
Streptoccus
s.s
signs and symptoms
Sx
symptoms
Sym
symmetrical
T
Temperature
Tab
tablet
TAH
total abdominal hysterectomy