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Letter "P"

Letter "P" abbreviations

- p after
P pulse, phosphorus
PA physician assistant
PAC Premature atrial contraction
PAP papanicolaou test
para number of pregnancies
path pathway
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 physicians desk reference
PE physical exam, pulmonary edema
Peds pediatrics
per by, through
PET position emission tomography
pH measure of acidicy
pharm pharmacy
PI present illness
PID pelvic inflammatory disease
PKU phenylketonuria
PM, pm afternoon
PMC postmortem care
PMS premenstrual syndrome
PNS peripheral nervous vision
po by mouth
PO phone order
post posterior, after
post-op after an operation
PP postpartum
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
Pt prothrombin time
PT physical therapy
PTT partial thromboplastin time
PVC premature ventricular contraction
PVD peripheral vascular disease
Px prognosis, physical exam
Created by: jborne3