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pa

pulmonary artery

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pca

patient controlled analgesia

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peep

positive end expiratory pressure

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PetCO2

partial pressure of co2 in end tidal gas

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pft

pulmonary function test

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picc

peripherally inserted central catheter

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pip

peak inspiratory pressure

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prn

whenever necessary

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psv

pressure support ventilation

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pvc

premature ventricular contraction

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paop

PA occluded pressure

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pcwp

pulmonary capillary wedge pressure

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pda

patient ductus arteriosus

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pe

pulmonary embolism/edema

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peg

percutaneous endoscopic gastrotomy

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perrla

pupils, equal, round, reactive to light and accommodation

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p(m)h

past (medical) history

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pid

pelvic inflammatory disease

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plt

platelets

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pod

post op day

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pp

post partum

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ppd

purified protein derivative

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prom

premature rupture of membranes

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pta

prior to admission

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ptca

percutaneous transluminal coronal angioplasty

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pud

peptic ulcer disease

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pvd

peripheral vascular disease