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SOB

shortness of breath

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PE

pulmonary embolism - obstruction of a blood vessel in the lung

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MS

mitral stenosis

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MI

myocardial infarction

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IV

intravenous

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HTN

hypertension- high blood pressure; silent killer

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Hgb

hemoglobin

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FHS

fetal heart sound

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ECG

electrocardiogram

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CV

cardiovascular

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CPR

cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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CO

cardiac output

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CHF

congestive heart failure

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CHD

coronary heart disease

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CCU

coronary care unit

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CAD

coronary artery disease