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PCP

Primary Care Physician; also Pneumocystis Pneumonia

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PCR

Polymerase Chain Reaction

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PCWP

Pulmonary Capillary Wedge Pressure

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PD

Parkinson's Disease; Personality Disorder and Peritoneal Dialysis

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PCN

Penicillin

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PDA

Patent Ductus Arteriosus

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PE

Physical Exam; also Pulmonary Embolism

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PERRL

Pupils Equal, Round, Reactive to Light

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PET

Positron Emission Tomography

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PF

Peak Flow; Plantar Flexion

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PFTs

Pulmonary Function Tests

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PICU

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

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PID

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

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PIH

Pregnancy Induced Hypertension

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PIP

Proximal Inter-Phalangeal

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PLT

Platelets

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PMD

Primary Medical Doctor

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PMHx

Past Medical History

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PMI

Point of Maximum Impulse

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PMN

Polymorphonuclear Leukocytes

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PNA

Pneumonia

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PND

Paroxysmal Nocturnal Dyspnea also Post Nasal Drip

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PO

By Mouth

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POP

Popliteal

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PPD

Purified Protein Derivative

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PPI

Proton Pump Inhibitor

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PPN

Peripheral Parenteral Nutrition

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PR

Per Rectum

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PRBCs

Packed Red Blood Cells

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PRN

Refers to treatments which patient can receive on an "as needed" basis