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Medical Terminology

CH 2 - Table 2 - 14 Abbreviations & Symbols - B

prn as needed
FH family history
h, hr. hour
H&P history and physical
h/o history of
HOB head of bed
ht. height
LOS length of stay
LTG long-term goal
Hx history
Meds medications
Noc night, at night
NPO, npo nothing by mouth
pc after meals
PE physical examination
per by / through
PLOF prior level of function
p.o. by mouth
post-op after surgery (operation)
pre-op before surgery (operation)
Created by: cindymiller