Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Medical Terminology: Abbreviations Starting with P: Part 1

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

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pt

patient, pint

PID

pelvic inflammatory disease

PMS

premenstrual syndrome

PVC

premature ventricular contraction

PC

pheochromocytoma; prostate cancer

P

percussion, phosphorus, physiology, posterior, presbyopia, progesterone, prolactin, pulse

PCU

progressive care unit

PVT

paroxysmal ventricular tachycardia

ppm

parts per million

PLC

platelet count

PERRLA

pupils equal, round, react (respond) to light and accommodation

PMH

past medical history

PG

pregnant, prostaglandin

PTD

permanent and total disability

PRC

packed red cells

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