While viewing medical records or test results, click the PatientText icon to replace medical abbreviations with their expanded forms

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What is PatientText?

PatientText is a Chrome extension created by Ruben Schuckit, Halley Cummings, and Evan Satinsky. It translates arcane medical abbreviations into plain text, making it easier to understand medical records and test results. Simply click the PatientText icon while viewing medical documents and see the abbreviated terms replaced with their full forms surrounded by brackets.

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Users: 115
Rating: 4.67 (6)
Version: 1.0 (Last updated: 2016-11-06)
Creation date: 2016-11-06
Manifest version: 2
  • activeTab
  • tabs
  • <all_urls>
Size: 28.86K
URLs: Website
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood

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Medical records and abbreviations can be daunting. This extension translates arcane medical abbreviations into plain "patient" text. This extension can overlay your online medical records or be used on any page that has a confusing amount of medical shorthand. The abbreviations are replaced with what they stand for surrounded by brackets.

Created by Ruben Schuckit, Halley Cummings, and Evan Satinsky

User reviews
Speaking as a medical professional, this should be extremely helpful for the layperson trying to understand medical terminology.
by Andrew Satinsky Andrew Satinsky, 2016-11-07

Can hardly wait for my next medical test results so i can use this extension!
by Michael Windlinger Michael Windlinger, 2016-11-06

good idea! doesn't have everything, but it's very helpful already!
by Gavriel K Gavriel K, 2016-11-06
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Risk impact

PatientText is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install PatientText if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

PatientText has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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