Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Medical Terminology: Abbreviations Starting with P: Part 2

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 Abbreviation Flash Cards

Free Medical Terminology Abbreviation Flash Cards by Katrena

PTT

partial thromboplastin time, prothrombin time

PR

peripheral resistance, pulse rate

PGL

persistent generalized lymphadenopathy

PACAB

part-access coronary artery bypass

PE

physical examination, preeclampsia, pulmonary edema

Pap

Pap smear

prep

prepare

PO, p.o.

by mouth, orally, phone order, postoperative

PLS

primary lateral sclerosis

PUD

peptic ulcer disease, pulmonary disease

PP

placenta previa, postpartum, postprandial (after meals), pulse pressure

PKR

partial knee replacement

PMP

past menstrual period, previous menstrual period

pH

acidity, hydrogen ion concentration

PCKD, PKD

polycystic kidney disease

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