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P abbrev

p abbrev

TermDefinition
_ P after
P pulse, phosphorus
PA physician's assistant
PAC premature atrial contraction
PAP Papanicolaou test (smear)
para number of pregnancies
Path pathology
Pb lead
PBI protein bound iodine
pc after meals
PCA patient controlled analgesia
PCC Poison control center
PCP patient care plan
PCT patient/ personal care technician
PDR Physician's Desk reference
PE physical exam, pulmonary edema
Peds pediatrics
per by, through
PET positron emission tomography
pH measure of acidity / alkalinity
Pharm pharmacy
PI prevent illness
PID pelvic inflammatory disease
PKU phenylketonuria
PM, pm after noon
PMC postmortem (after deah) care
PMS premenstrual syndrome system
po by mouth
PO phone order
post posterior, after
post-up after an operation
PP postpartum (after delivery)
PPE personal protective equipment
PPO preferred provider organization
pre-op before an operation
prep prepare
prn whenever necessary, as needed
Psy psychology, psychiatry
pt patient, pint (500 mL or cc)
Pt prothrombin time
PT physical therapist /therapy
PTT partial thromboplastin time
PVC premature ventricular disease
Px prognosis, physical exam
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