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Flashcards in Acronyms for Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Body Systems Deck (31):
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ABG

arterial blood gas

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ACS

acute coronary syndrome

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AED

automated external defibrillator

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AMI

acute myocardial infarction

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ARDS

acute respiratory distress syndrome

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BP

blood pressure

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CABG

coronary artery bypass graft

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CAD

coronary artery disease

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CCU

coronary care unit

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CHF

congestive heart failure

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CO2

carbon dioxide

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COPD

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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C-PAP

continuous pulmonary airway pressure

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CPR

cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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CXR

chest x-ray

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ECG

electrocardiography

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ECHO

echocardiography

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HDL

high density lipoprotein

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HTN

hypertension

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ICD

implantable cardioverter defibrillator

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LDL

low density lipoprotein

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PCI

percutaneous coronary intervention

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O2

oxygen

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MDI

metered dose inhaler

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PE

pulmonary embolism

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PEEP

positive end expiratory pressure

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PFTs

pulmonary function tests

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SOB

shortness of breath

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URI

upper respiratory infection

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VATS

video assisted thoracic surgery

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VQ

ventilation perfusion scans