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Question Abbreviations for the CS Note

can we use
LPS ---- last pap smear
PPD --- packed per day
as used in pt notes of cse videos
and for no tobacco, alcohol, illicit drug use can we use -----NO T/A/D
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u cn use ppd fr pack/days like i write my sh like this..
Sh-1 ppd, no alcohol or illicit drugs uses, works as an accountant.
i put tobacco, alcohol, drugs n occupation in social history
i don't think u cn use the short form for those but its ask someone wo hs used n given n passed to be on safe side.
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I agree. PPD is OK but others are not AFAIK
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The first 2 are ok, you do not use mnemonic with tobacco, Alcohol or drugs, you write out the entire word
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