See also: hx



Compare Dx (diagnosis), Rx (prescription).



  1. (medicine) Abbreviation of history.
    • 1987, American Society for Microbiology, Program and abstracts of the Twenty-Seventh Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy: 4-7 October 1987, page 171:
      The purpose of this study was to see if U.u. is more commonly found in children ages 1-12 years with a Hx of sexual contact than those without such a Hx.
    • 2005, Cognitive behavioral treatment of insomnia: a session-by-session guide →ISBN, edited by Michael L. Perlis, Michael T. Smith, Carla Jungquist, Donn Posner, page 126:
      Of particular importance is that both sleepiness measures (along with a Hx of OSA) suggest that the patient may be at risk, []
    • 2010, Carlos Ayala, Brad Spellberg, Boards and Wards, fourth edition, page 553:
      His Hx of imprisonment and homelessness are risk factors for TB, and his bilateral upper lobe infiltrates are in the appropriate location for reactivation TB.