# FC: 51 x\' (x\' ?)

## English translation: HR: 51 bpm

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 Spanish term or phrase: FC: 51 x' English translation: HR: 51 bpm Entered by:

 05:54 Jul 29, 2019
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Medical - Medical (general)
 Spanish term or phrase: FC: 51 x\' (x\' ?) In medical notes, the vital signs have been written as: TA: 107/71 mmHg, FC: 72 x', FR: 18 x', T: 36.8 etc. I am wondering what x' signifies.
 Local time: 08:05
 HR: 51 bpm Explanation:"x" means "por" and «’» means minute(s) («"» means second(s).--------------------------------------------------Note added at 12 mins (2019-07-29 06:07:19 GMT)--------------------------------------------------Needless to say, FC = frecuencia cardiaca = heart rate = HR. "x': Por minuto" http://www.redsamid.net/archivos/201612/diccionario-de-sigla... (p. 117; 101/105 of file).--------------------------------------------------Note added at 13 mins (2019-07-29 06:07:38 GMT)--------------------------------------------------And bpm = beats per minute.--------------------------------------------------Note added at 14 mins (2019-07-29 06:09:15 GMT)--------------------------------------------------In other contexts too it's quite common to find ' and " for minutes and seconds, for example 4' 30" for 4 minutes 30 seconds.
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Charles Davis
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Local time: 04:35
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4 +5HR: 51 bpm
 Charles Davis

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6 mins   confidence: peer agreement (net): +5
HR: 51 bpm

Explanation:
"x" means "por" and «’» means minute(s) («"» means second(s).

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Note added at 12 mins (2019-07-29 06:07:19 GMT)
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Needless to say, FC = frecuencia cardiaca = heart rate = HR.

"x': Por minuto"
http://www.redsamid.net/archivos/201612/diccionario-de-sigla... (p. 117; 101/105 of file).

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Note added at 13 mins (2019-07-29 06:07:38 GMT)
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And bpm = beats per minute.

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Note added at 14 mins (2019-07-29 06:09:15 GMT)
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In other contexts too it's quite common to find ' and " for minutes and seconds, for example 4' 30" for 4 minutes 30 seconds.

 Charles DavisSpainLocal time: 04:35Native speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in category: 800
 Thanks.

agree  Andrew Campbell: Fully agree: bpm (beats per minute)
 30 mins
-> Thanks, Andrew :-)

agree
 1 hr
-> Gracias, María Patricia :-)

agree  Chema Nieto Castañón: And the same goes for the respiratory rate in the original example; 18 breaths per minute (FR: 18 x')
 3 hrs
-> Absolutely! Many thanks, Chema :-)

agree  lorenab23: Yes :-)
 20 hrs
-> Thanks, Lorena :-) Un abrazo

agree
 2 days 14 hrs
-> Many thanks, John ;-)

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