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Medical Abbreviation

Summerville High School - Sports Medicine

QuestionAnswer
AM morning
PM afternoon
c with line over it with
s with line over it without
ac before meals
pc after meals
stat immediately, at once
PRN whenever necessary
q every
qh every hour
q2h every 2 hours
q3h every 3 hours
q4h every 4 hours
qd every day
qod every other day
qn every night
bid twice a day
tid three times a day
qid four times a day
PT physical therapy
B/P blood pressure
T temperature
P pulse
R respirations
Rx prescription
Tx treatment
Dx diagnosis
ht height
wt weight
sx surgery
AROM active range of motion
PROM passive range of motion
FROM full range of motion
ASAP as soon as possible
bpm beats per minute
c/o complains of
CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation
DO doctor of osteopathy
Dr. doctor
ECG/EKG electrocardiogram
E.R. emergency room
Fx fracture
hx history
post-op after surgery
pre-op before surgery
pt patient
FWB full weight bearing
PWB partial weight bearing
Re: regarding
R/O or R.O. rule out
SLR strait leg raise
SOAP subjective, objective, assessment,. plan
DOB date of birth
MRI Magnetic Resonance Imaging
p! pain
po by mouth
lbs pounds
oz ounce
v.s. vital signs
C/C C.C. Chief Complaint
wk week
2/wk Twice a Week
RN Registered Nurse
P.A. Physician Assistant
@ at
O.R. Operating Room
N/S Normal Saline
O2 Oxygen
H2O Water
Created by: dchurch