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1

AAA

Abdominal
Aortic
Aneurysm

2

AED

Automatic
External
Defibrillator

3

AF
a-fib

Atrial
Fibrillation

4

CABG

Coronary
Artery
Bypass
Grafting

5

CAD

Coronary
Artery
Disease

6

CCU

Coronary
Care
Unit

7

CHF

Congestive
Heart
Failure

8

DVT

Deep
Vein
Thrombosis

9

ECG
EKG

Electrocardiography

10

HDL

High-Density
Lipoprotein

11

HTN

Hypertension
(High Blood Pressure)

12

LDL

Low-Density
Lipoprotein

13

MI

Myocardial
Infarction

14

NSR

Normal
Sinus
Rhythm

15

PCI

Percutaneous
Coronary
Intervention

16

PE

Pulmonary
Embolus

17

PVC

Premature
Ventricular
Contraction

18

SOB

Shortness
Of
Breath

19

VF

Ventricular
Fibrillation