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WBAT

Weight Bearing as Tolerated

WHOL

WHOL, an acronym for Worst Headache Of Life, often in the setting of a thunderclap headache associated with a Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

Win the game

  To discharge all of the patients from your service, so that you have no patients to take care of. “I discharged 2 people and won the game.” – Patrick Doyle PA-C  

WDWN

  Well Developed, Well Nourished. A term referring to a normal healthy looking patient. “The patient is WDWN, in no acute distress.”  

Wheal

A rasied papule or plaque (raised lesion of the skin, can be any size), that is filled with fluid or localized edema that usually is temporary. “Lidocaine was injected into the skin by creating a small wheal near the injection site.”

WC

White Count

WBC

White Blood Count

WOW

Workstation on wheels.