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Flashcards in P Deck (44):
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p (with a line over top of it)

After

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P

Poor (muscle strength, balance)

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p!

Pain

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P:

Plan (treatment plan)

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P.A.

Physician's assistant

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PA

Posterior anterior

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pat

Patella

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pc

After meals

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PCL

Posterior cruciate ligament

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PE

Pulmonary emboli

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pec

Pectoralis

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peds

Pediatrics

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per

By, through

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per os or p.o.

By mouth

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PERRLA

Pupils equal, round, reactive to light and accommodation

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PF

Patellofemoral or Plantarflexion

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P.H.

Past history

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PICU

Pediatric intensive care unit

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PIP

Proximal interphalangeal

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p.m.

Afternoon

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PMH

Past medical history

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PNF

Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation

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PNS

Peripheral nervous system

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POC

Plan of care

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POMR

Problem oriented medical record

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p-op

Post operative

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post

Posterior

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post-op

After surgery (operation)

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post tib

Posterior tibialis

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pps

Pulses per second

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PRE

Progressive resistive exercise

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pre-op

Before surgery (operation)

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prn

As needed, whenever necessary

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prob.

Problem

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PROM

Passive range of motion

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PSIS

Posterior superior iliac spine

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PSO2

Pulse oxygen saturation

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Pt. or pt.

Patient

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PT

Physical therapy, physical therapist

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PT/ PTT

Protime/ prothrombine time

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PTA

Physical therapy assistant OR prior to admission

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PTB

Patellar tendon bearing

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PVD

Peripheral vascular disease

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PWB

Partial weight bearing