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Medical Short Hand

just a list of medical shorthand
STUDY
PLAY
Range of motion
ROM
Within normal limits
WNL
Left
(L) --> L with a circle around it
Right
(R) --> R with a circle around it
Bilateral
(B) --> B with a circle around it
Prescription
Rx
With
c with a dash on top of it
Without
s with a dash on top of it
Flexion
checkmark
Extention
/
History
Hx
Pain
pn
Muscle
mm or m
Joint
jt
Ligament
lig
Weight
wt
Diagnosis
Dx
Preoperation
Preop
Whirlpool
WP
Mechanism of injury (or illness)
MOI
Signs
sx
Symptoms
sy
Treatment
tx
After
p with a dash on it
Before
a with a dash on it
Complains of
c/o
Patient
pt
Chief Complaint
c/c or C/C
Discharge (or Discontinue)
d/c or D/C
Increase
arrow pointing up
Decrease
arrow pointing down