Some clinical shorthand

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Some clinical shorthand

  1. 1. SOME CLINICAL SHORTHAND Dr. Dino Sgarabotto Malattie Infettive e Tropicali Azienda Ospedaliera di Padova
  2. 2. The Most Used Shorthand• OE On examination• CO Complaining of• PH Previous history• FH Family history• SH Social history• HPC History of present complaint• IV Intravenously• IM Intramuscularly• SC Subcutaneously
  3. 3. Other common shorthand• PUO Pyrexia of unknown origin• URTI Upper respiratory tract infection• CA Cancer• CCF Congestive cardiac failure• POP Plaster of Paris cast• BP Blood pressure• PR Per rectum• PV Per vagina• OD once daily• BD or BID Bis in die, twice daily• TID Ter in die, thrice daily• QID quarter in die, four times a day• NR Not relevant• NAD Nihil ad demonstrandum, nothing to show’
  4. 4. Plus Notation- Negative± Doubtful+ Mild++ Moderate+++ Strong++++ Very strong
  5. 5. Time shorthand5/7  5 days3/7  3 days2/52  2 weeks1/52  1 week2/12  2 months3/12  3 months
  6. 6. PNPercussionnoteVFVocalfremitusBSBreathsounds

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