30mg PO - Per os (by mouth)

Discussion in 'Medical Terminology' started by charmedgirl, Mar 16, 2009.

  1. charmedgirl Senior Member

    Spain
    Spanish, Spain
    What's the meaning of PO in this sentence?? It's an admission form, so there's no context. There's a true and false activuty, and it says that the medication was administered intravenously, which is false, since it's "PO" on admission. Can you tell me what does the abbreviation stand for? Thanks.
     
  2. fsabroso

    fsabroso Senior Member

    South Texas
    Perú / Castellano
    Hola:

    PO, Per os, via oral, administración oral.
     
  3. charmedgirl Senior Member

    Spain
    Spanish, Spain
    Oh... OK! THANKS :) I supposed so, but I mights still have a question: "OS" is Latin, right?? Is it "mouth"? Sorry, this is not exactly a question about English, but I guess you must know, if you use it for this expression. THANKS
     
  4. ERASMO_GALENO Senior Member

    Lima limón
    Perú, Español

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