Medical Abbreviations

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PRN
as needed
BID
twice a day
MRI
magnetic resonance imaging
LUQ
left upper quadrant
MI
myocardial infarction
R
right
MS
multiple sclerosis
PPE
personal protection equipment
BM
bowel movement
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TX
treatment
TB
tuberculosis
CAT
computerized axial tomography
C/O
complaining of
ER
emergency room
DX
diagnosis
HR
heart rate
MMR
measles, mumps, rubella
CPR
cardiopulmonary resuscitation
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Level 83
Nov 18, 2014
oh yeah... PPE... I should have got that. I taught a class on it at Aramco. duh. Doesn't really seem especially like medical terminology though since it is also used in an industrial setting. Maybe that's why.
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Level 27
Jan 29, 2023
I typed in personal protective equipment instead of protection and got that question wrong. I think it should definitely be changed.