ABBREVIATIONS (O, P)

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o.d.

right eye

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o.s.

left eye

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O.T.

occupational therapy

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o.u.

both eyes

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O2

oxygen

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OBS

organic brain syndrome

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O.D.

once a day

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oint.

ointment

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OOB

out of bed

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OPD

out patient department

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ophth.

ophthalmology

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OR

operating room

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ORIF

open reduction with internal fixation

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ortho.

orthopedic

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oz

ounce

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P

pulse

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p

after

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p.c.

after meals

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P.M.I

point of maximum impulse

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p.o.

per orem/by mouth

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P.P.

Post partum

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P.P.D.

Purified Protein Derivative (tuberculin)

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p.r.n.

whenever necessary

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P.R.O.M.

premature rupture of membranes

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P.T.A.

prior to admission

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P.Z.I

protamine zinc insulin

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PE

physical exam

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PAC

premature atrial contractions

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Pap

papanicolaou

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PAP

Prostate Acid Phosphatase

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PD

peritoneal dialysis

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PDA

Patent Ductus Arteriosus

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PEEP

positive end expiratory pressure

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PERRLA

pupils equal, round and reactive to light and accommodation

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pH.

pH Potential Hydrogen

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PID

pelvic inflammatory disease

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PKU

phenylketonuria

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PO2

partial oxygen tension

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PO4

phosphate

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psych.

psychiatry

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pt.

patient

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PTH

parathyroid hormone

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PTT

partial thromboplastin time

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PUD

Peptic Ulcer Disease

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Pb

lead

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PBI

protein bound iodine

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PCP

Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia

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PVC

premature ventricular contraction

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PZA

pyrazinamide

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