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Medical abbreviations

PERRLA pupils equal round reactive to light
PH past history
pH acid/alkalinity measurements
PID pelvic inflammatory disease
PKU phenylketonuria
PMS premenstrual syndrome
po passed orally
PPD test for tuberculosis (Purified Protein Derivative)
PRN as needed
POMR Problem Oriented Medical Record
PT prothrombin time
pt patient
PTT partial prothromboplastin time
PU pregancy urine
g every
qd every day
qid 4 times a day
qh every hour
qhs every night
qod every other day
RBC Red Blood Cell
R/O rule out
REM rapid eye movement
Rh Rhesus factor in the blood
RLL right lower lobe
RML right middle lobe
ROM range of motion
ROS review of systems
RUL right upper lobe
RUQ right upper quadrant
Rx therapy, prescription
Created by: drea353



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