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Medical Abbreviation

Pre op through res.

pre op Before surgery
prep Preparation
p.r.n., prn When necessary
PROM Passive range of motion
Pt. Patient
PT Physical Therapy
PVD Peripheral vascular disease
PWB Partial weight-bearing
q/ Every
qh, qhr Every hour
qhs Every night at bedtime
q2h, q3h, q4h. Every two hours, every three hours, every four hours.
q.i.d., qid 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. Requisition
res. Resident
Created by: erinjayne