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Medical Short Hand

Range of motion ROM
Within normal limits WNL
Left (L) --> L with a circle around it
Right (R) --> R with a circle around it
Bilateral (B) --> B with a circle around it
Prescription Rx
With c with a dash on top of it
Without s with a dash on top of it
Flexion checkmark
Extention /
History Hx
Pain pn
Muscle mm or m
Joint jt
Ligament lig
Weight wt
Diagnosis Dx
Preoperation Preop
Whirlpool WP
Mechanism of injury (or illness) MOI
Signs sx
Symptoms sy
Treatment tx
After p with a dash on it
Before a with a dash on it
Complains of c/o
Patient pt
Chief Complaint c/c or C/C
Discharge (or Discontinue) d/c or D/C
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Created by: R4U
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