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M01: Discussion Creating Online Flash Cards

Diagnosis The identification of the nature of an illness or other problem by examination of the symptoms. Abbreviation: Dx
Treatment Medical care given to a patient for an illness or injury. Abbreviation: Tx
Differental Diagnosis A list of possible conditions or diseases that could be causing your symptoms. Abbreviation: DD
Prescription An instruction written by a medical practitioner that authorizes a patient to be provided a medicine or treatment. Abbreviation: Rx
Chief Complaint Abbreviation: CC The main reason for a person seeking medical attention. Abbreviation: CC
Past Medical History A patient's other significant past illnesses. Abbreviation: PMHx
Family History Any significant illnesses that run in a paitent's family. Abbreviation: FHx
History Abbreviation: Hx A record of information about a person's health. Abbreviation: Hx
Primary Care Provider A health care professional who practices general medicine. Abbreviation: PCP
Physician Assistant A midlevel healthcare provider that works under the license of a supervising physician. Abbreviation: PA
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