You want to practice your knowledge of medical terminology, so you decide to rewrite the note without using medical terminology.
This 40 YO F pt c/o epigastric pain. Lab tests are WNL. An ECG and T PR B/P are WNL. Pt says pain ↑ after eating spicy foods. She has been taking OTC antacids PRN c (the letter "c" will usually have a horizontal line above it) little relief. A scar is noted in the RLQ from an appendectomy when pt was 20. Pt will be scheduled for gastroscopy. Pre op lab work ordered.
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This 40 YO (year old) F (female) pt (patient) c/o (complains of) epigastric pain. Lab (laboratory) tests are WNL (within normal limits). An ECG (electrocardiogram)and T (temperature) PR ...
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