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Nursing Abbreviations (P)

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Section 1

Question Answer
_Pafter
P.pulse
PAPhysician's assistant
PACUpost anesthesia care unit
PAP/PapPapanicolaou (smear of cancer detection)
PAPPulminary artery pressure
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Section 2

Question Answer
p.c.after meals
PEphysical exam
PEpulmonary emboli
Pedspediatric
PEEPpositive and expiratory pressure
perby or through
PERLpupile equal and react to light
PERRLpupils exual, round and react to light
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Section 3

Question Answer
PERRLApupils equal, round, react to light and accommodation
pHmeasure of alkalinity and acidity
PIDpelvic inflammatory disease
PKUPhenylketonuria
PMHpast medical history
PMIpoint of maximal impulse
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Section 4

Question Answer
PMSpremenstrual syndrome
p.o.by mouth
P.O.post operative
POMRproblem oriented medical record
Ssubjective
Oobjective
Aassessment
Pplan
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Section 5

Question Answer
PPpost partum
PPpostprandial
PPDpost partum day
PPDpurified protein derivative
PRBPpulse respiration blood pressure
pre oppreoperative
Prnas needed
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Section 6

Question Answer
PROMpassive range of motion
Pro time prothrombin time
Psychpsychology
Ptpatient
P.T.physical therapy
PTAprior to admission
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Section 7

Question Answer
PTTparial thromboplastin time
Pulse Oxpulse oximeter
PVCpremature ventircular contraction
PVDperipheral vascular disease
PWBpartial weight bearing
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