Acronyms in healthcare

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The following is a partial list of 'initialisms and acronyms commonly used in health care'. The terms listed are used in the English language within the health care systems of various countries.

Health care

Medical

  • O.D.—Right eye
  • O.S.—Left eye
  • pH—Expression of acidity or alkalinity. pH 7 is neutral;above 7 alkalinity increases; below 7 acidity decreases.

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