Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Medical Terminology: Abbreviations Starting with P: Part 4

This set of medical terminology flash cards includes abbreviations starting with the letter P. Follow facility policy regarding use of abbreviations. Many abbreviations may stand for the same medical term or phrase, while a single term or phrase may be abbreviated in more than one way.

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Medical Terminology Flash Cards

Free Medical Terminology Abbreviation Flash Cards by Katrena

P&A

percussion and auscultation

paren

parenteral (through the skin or mucous membrane)

PM

afternoon or evening, physical medicine, polymyositis, postmortem

PSS

progressive systemic sclerosis, physiologic saline solution

preg

pregnant

PNH

postnatal headache

PROM

passive range of motion, premature rupture of membranes

Ps

psoriasis

PL

light perception

PET

positron emission tomography, preeclamptic toxemia

Px

prognosis

protime

prothrombin time

POS

polycystic ovary syndrome

PK

pyruvate kinase, pyruvate kinase deficiency

PCP

Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, primary care physician, primary care provider

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