Family History Medical Abbreviation

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Common Medical Abbreviations A A.A.R.O.M. Active assistive range of motion AMA against medical advice A&O alert and oriented A/P anterior-posterior FH family history fib fibrillation fl, fld fluid FOB foot of bed f/u follow-up

MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY ABBREVIATIONS The following list contains some of the most common abbreviations found in medical records. Please note that in FH—family history FHS—fetal heart sounds FHT—fetal heart tone FIFO—first in, first out

COMPLETE PHYSICAL EXAM ABBREVIATIONS: Vital Signs: T (temperature) HR PMH Past Medical History NKDA No known Drug Allergies CP Chest Pain FH or FHx Family History SH or SHx Social history PVD Peripheral vascular disease

MEDICAL ABBREVIATION LIST BY ABBREVIATION Annual Visit A. Before food or meals a.c. Before noon a.m. Anterior-posterior A-P. Aortic first sound A1

The abbreviation meaning “immediately” is A. prn B. stat C. qod D. ad lib D. Must provide a medical history to the patient’s insurance company if the insurance company E. Family history 7) The artery most commonly used for taking a patient’s pulse is

COMMON MEDICAL ABBREVIATIONS The forbidden symbol (m) appears opposite abbreviations prohibited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). An explanation of each prohibition is given in the usage notes of the A to Z entries for the relevant abbreviations.

NC ITP Approved Symbol & Abbreviation List, Page 4 of 14 FNP Family Nurse Practitioner FOC Father of Child freq Frequency PMH Past Medical History p.o. by mouth PROM Premature rupture of membranes (T) or passive range of motion pt Patient Q Qam Every morning

At present, the only approved medical abbreviations that are acceptable for LHD documentation are in this section, the Immunization Section, and Marilyn Fuller Delong’s Medical Acronyms, Eponyms & Abbreviations, 3rd Edition or later.

Medical Terminology Information Sheet: Medical Chart Organization: • PMHx Past Medical History • PSHx Past Surgical History • SHx & FHx Social & Family History • Medications and medication allergies

FH- family history FHR- fetal heart rate FOB- fecal occult blood FOS- full of stool/ constipated “RUANE ATTORNEYS COMMON MEDICAL ABBREVIATIONS” © RUANE ATTORNEYS 2011 – Q – q- each, every RUANE MEDICAL ABBREVIATION chart

Common Ophthalmic Abbreviations *This list is not inclusive of all medical abbreviations used by the physicians and medical personnel of the Spokane Eye

Abbreviations For Charting Symbols or Abbrevia-tions Meaning # number > Greater than @ at FH Family history FI up Flare up FLEX flexion FROM Full range of motion FT Fibrous tissue LMD Local medical doctor LN Lymph node LOC Loss of consciousness, level of consciousness

family history (a review of medical events in the patient's family, including diseases which may be hereditary or place the patient at risk); and social history (an age appropriate review of past and current activities).

APPROVED AND UNAPPROVED ABBREVIATIONS AND SYMBOLS If there is any doubt about the intention or meaning of an abbreviation, please seek explanation prior to treating the patient. FMHx family medical history FML fluorometholone

Accepted Abbreviations List PURPOSE The purpose of the abbreviation list is to define recommended abbreviations that may be used in the documentation of patient care within the CCEMS system.

344-1 Common Medical Abbreviations. The list below contains some of the most frequently used abbreviations in medical records: abd abdomen or abdominal

The abbreviation meaning “immediately” is A. prn B. stat C. qod D. ad lib D. Must provide a medical history to the patient’s insurance company if the insurance company E. Family history 7) The artery most commonly used for taking a patient’s pulse is

Sports Medicine Abbreviations Quiz #1 AC acromioclavicular joint AIIS anterior inferior iliac spine AMA against medical advice AP anterior-posterior AROM active range of motion ASIS anterior superior iliac spine ATC athletic trainer FH family history FWB full weight bearing Fx fracture

FAMILY TO FAMILY CONNECTIONS ABBREVIATION LIST 2008-11-20 As a parent of a child with very complex medical needs, I often became confused by all the letters (also called acronyms) and