AP

Full form/Meaning:

Assessment and Plan

 

Definition:

The part of the documentation where the care provider gives a summary of the data and description of what the possible diagnosis and relevant problems may be for the patient.

 

Usage in Sentence:

“A/P: This is a 52 y.o. M with no sig PMH who presents with cough. Likely 2/2 bacterial PNA and thus we will treat with amox. 500mg.

 

Do you know?

The A/P is usually is usually part of an admission note. It contains information from exam carried out and differential diagnostics.