The last thing I want to cover is abbreviations. Reading a doctor’s handwriting alone is hard enough, and it is so much harder if it’s filled with unknown abbreviations. It is literally impossible to understand the medical records without knowing at least a few of the common abbreviations. For your benefit, I’ve created a list of common medical abbreviations for download here.


This month we are discussing Medical Record Review.  The blog topics for this month are:

  • Medical Records: Where to start  (5/5/16)
  • Medical Records: Emergency Records (5/12/16)
  • Medical Records: Complications and Procedures  (5/19/16)
  • Medical Records: Abbreviations  (5/26/16)

Note: To see all posts in this topic, click here

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