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Px

Prognosis, physical examination

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pt

Patient, pint

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prn

Whenever necessary, as needed

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pre-op

Before an operation

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PPO

Preferred provider organization

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PPE

Personal protective equipment

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PP

Postpartum

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post-op

After an operation

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post

Posterior, after

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PO

Phone order

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po

By mouth

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PMS

Premenstrual syndrome

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PM, pm

After noon

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Pharm

Pharmacy

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Peds

Pediatrics

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per

By, through

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PE

Physical examination, pulmonary edema, pulmonary embolism

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PDR

Physicians' Desk Reference

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PCT

Patient/ personal care technician

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PCC

Poison control center

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pc

After meals

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Pb

Lead

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path

Pathology

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para

Number of pregnancies

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PAP

Papinicolaou test

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PA

Physician assistant

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P

Pulse phosphorus

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oz

Ounce

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OV

Office visit

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ou

Each eye

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OTC

Over the counter

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OT

Occupational therapy/therapist

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OSHA

Occupational safety and Health administration

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OS

Left eye, ocular sinistra

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orth

Orthopedics

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os

Mouth