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ABP

arterial blood pressure

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ACLS

advanced cardiac life support

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AED

automated external defibrillator

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AF, Afib, at fib

atrila fibrillation

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AIVR

accelerated idioventricular rhythm

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AMI

acute myocardial infarction

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ang

angiogram

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Ao

aorta

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AR

aortic regurgitation

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AS

aortic stenosis, arteriosclerosis

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ASCVD

arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease

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ASD

atrial septal defect

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AV, A-V

atrioventricular, arteriovenous

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AVB

atrioventricular block

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AVD

aortic valve disease

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AVR

aortic valve replacement

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AVS

arteriovenous shunt

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BBB

bundle branch block

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BCLS

basic cardiac life support

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BP

blood pressure

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BPd, DBP

blood pressure, diastolic

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bpm

beats per minute

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BPs, SBP

blood pressure, systolic

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CA

cardiac arrest, cancer, cardiac arrhythmia

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CABG

coronary artery bypass graft

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CABS

coronary artery bypass surgery

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CAD

coronary artery disease

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CEA

carotid endarterectomy

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CHB

complete heart block

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CHD

congenital heart disease, coronary heart disease

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CHF

congestive heart failure

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CO

cardiac output

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CoA

coarctation of the aorta

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CP

chest pain, cardiopulmonary

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CPA

cardiopulmonary arrest, carotid phonoangiography

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CPR

cardipulmonary resuscitation

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CV

cardiovascular

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CVP

central venous pressure

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CVS

cardiovascular system

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DNR

do not resuscitate

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DVT

deep vein thrombosis

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ECC

emergency cardiac care, extracorporeal circulation

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ECG, EKG

electrocardiogram

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ECHO

echocardiogram

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EF

ejection fraction

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EPS

electrophysiologic study

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ETT

exercise tolerance test, exercise treadmill test

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HPB

high blood pressure

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HCM

hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

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HCVD

hypertensive cardiovascular disease

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HF

heart failure

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HR

heart rate

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HTN

hypertension

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IAPB

intra-aortic balloon pump

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ICD

implantable cardiac defibrillator

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ISH

isolated systolic hypertension

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IV

intravenous, intraventricular

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IVF

intravenous fluid, intravascular fluid

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JVP

jugular venous pulse

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LBBB

left bundle branch block

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LBP

low blood pressure

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LQTS

long QT syndrome

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LVAD

left ventricular assist device

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LVET

left ventricular ejection time

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LVH

left ventricular hypertrophy

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MI

myocardial infarction

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MR

mitral regurgitation

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MS

mitral stenosis

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MVP

mitral valve porlapse

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NSR

normal sinus rhythm

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P

pulse

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PAC

premature atrial contraction

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PAD

peripheral arterial disease

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PALS

pediatric advanced life support

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PDA

patent ductus arteriosus

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PEA

pulseless electrical activity

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PPM

permanent pacemaker

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PSVT, PST

paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia

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PTCA

percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty

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PVC

premature ventricular contraction

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PVD

peripheral vascular disease

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RBBB

right bundle branch block

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RHD

rheumatic heart disease

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S1, S2

heart sound (first, second)

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SBE

subacute bacterial endocarditis

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SSS

sick sinus syndrome

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SVT

supraventricular tachycardia

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TET

treadmill exercise test

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tPA, TPA

tissue plasminogen activator

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TR

triscupi regurgitation

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TT

thrombolytic therapy

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VF, Vfib, vent fib

ventricular fibrillation

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VHD

valvular heart disease, ventricular heart disease

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VPC

ventricular premature contraction

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VSP

ventricular septal defect

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VT, vtach

ventricular tachycardia

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WPW

Wolff-Parkinson-White (syndrome)