Abbrev. for Fellow of the College of General Practitioners.
What is LT in medicine?
lt— left. LUQ, LUL—left upper quadrant (abdomen), lobe (lung)
What does in status mean medical?
[sta´tus, stat´us] (L.) state, particularly in reference to a morbid condition. absence status sustained clouding of consciousness for several hours, with no interval of normal mental activity, and with few stereotyped movements or no abnormal motor activity.
What is FCGP full form?
• In 1977, FCGP ( Fellowship of College of General Practice ) examination was started by Indian Medical Association’s college of General Practitioners.
What does R mean in medical terms?
R (symbol): This much-used symbol has many meanings in medicine. They include: Respiration: a nurse’s note of “R20” is shorthand for 20 respirations (breaths) per minute. Right: A doctor’s note of a burn on the “R digit 5” places the burn on the right little finger or toe.
What does present status mean in a patient?
Property: Patient present status. Definition: An indicator of a patient’s presence at a service event.
What is a status epilepticus definition?
A seizure that lasts longer than 5 minutes, or having more than 1 seizure within a 5 minutes period, without returning to a normal level of consciousness between episodes is called status epilepticus. This is a medical emergency that may lead to permanent brain damage or death.
What is your definition of professional courtesy in healthcare?
Professional courtesy means making no charge to anyone, patient or insurance, for medical care. Physicians must examine their professional courtesy policies to assure that they do not violate either the contractual terms in private insurance policies or the Medicare/Medicaid laws and regulations.