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UB Med Term pg 79

Patient Care and Medical Facilities

CCU Coronary (cardiac) care unit
ECU emergency care unit
ER emergency room
ICU intensive care unit
IP inpatient (registered bed patient)
OP outpatient
OR operating room
PACU postanesthetic care unit
PAR postanesthetic recovery
post-op/postop postoperative (after surgery)
pre-op/preop preoperative (before surgery)
RTC return to clinic
RTO return to office
BRP bathroom privileges
CP chest pain
DC, D/C discharge, discontinue
ETOH ethyl alcohol
(L) (circle around it) left
(R) (circle around it) right
pt patient
RRR regular rate and rhythm
SOB shortness of breath
Tr treatment
Tx treatment or traction
VS vital signs = T, P, R, BP, Ht, Wt
T temperature
P pulse
R respiration
BP blood pressure
Ht Height
Wt weight
WDWN well developed and well nourished
y.o. year old
# number if before numeral, pound if after numeral
O with a line through it none or negative
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