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abbreviations 6


pre op before surgury
prep preparation
p.r.n/ prn when necessary
Pt. patient
PT physical therapy
PVD peripheral vascular disease
-q every
qh,qhr every hour
q2h every two hours
q3h every 3 hours
q4h every 4 hours
q.i.d four times a day
q.s every shift or once a shift
quad four, quadriplegic
R rectal, respirations, right
R/A rheumatoid arthritis
RBC red blood cell/count
reg. regular
rehab rehabilitation
req. requisitation
res. resident
RN registered nurse
Created by: ATchankpa