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Old 08-17-2012
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Question abbreviation for diagnosis in CS

Can I use abbreviation for diagnosis, such as MI, PID, PCOS, DM, BPH, because my typing is not fast enough, everything counts, I want to use abbreviation to fill in the 3 lines of diagnosis, if there is, can I?
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I don't think that's a good idea. Write the diagnosis in full.

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Old 08-22-2012
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Can I use abbreviation for diagnosis, such as MI, PID, PCOS, DM, BPH, because my typing is not fast enough, everything counts, I want to use abbreviation to fill in the 3 lines of diagnosis, if there is, can I?
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well i intend to do that atleast for some of the diagnoses that are long..i my own opinion and from previous forum posts i think it is okay..one of the administrators of this forum wrote one time stating that as long as it is commonly used in practice it is okay to abbreviate..things like DM, PCOS, i think should be fine
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I think it is ok to do that.
What about 1x/day, 3x..etc for one time per day, 3 times.... is that OK, to use the letter x instead of manytimes.
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