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Status Post - Syd

Posted: May 07, 2012

Plz tell me which one of these are correct/appropirate to use with "status post"


The patient is four months' status post  surgery


The patient is four-month status post surgery






Neither. It's "....4 months status post" - ...unless....

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...unless your account specs say to spell out "four" instead of "4."

But, anyway, at my hospital, it would be: "The patient is 4 months status post surgery." No hyphen. No apostrophe after months.

THnx - Syd

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