Re: Shorthand...sort of

Subject: Re: Shorthand...sort of
From: Barry Campbell <barry -dot- campbell -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 7 Oct 2004 14:45:06 -0400

On Thu, 7 Oct 2004 11:15:01 -0700 (PDT), Jim Barrow
<vrfour -at- earthlink -dot- net> wrote:
> When I was working for a hospital I had to review samples of nurse's notes in charts
> (minus any patient information.) I noticed that these nurses used a system of letters
> and symbols to represent words. The only one that I remember, and still use, is the
> letter that signified "with". It was a "c" with a dash over the top.


The "c" and the "s" with lines over the top are abbreviated Latin...
"c" for "cum" (with) and "s" for "sine" (without).

Google around for "medical shorthand" or "medical chart abbreviations"
and the like - I did a quick and dirty search and found this page,
which is good but far from complete:

Barry Campbell <barry -dot- campbell -at- gmail -dot- com>


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