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ABG(s)

arterial blood gas(es)

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AFB

acid-fast bacilli

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AP

anteroposterior

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ARD

acute respiratory disease

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ARDS

adult respiratory distress syndrome

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ARF

acute respiratory failure

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CDC

Center for Disease Control and Prevention

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CO2

carbon dioxide

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COPD

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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CPR

cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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CXR

chest X-ray

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DPT

diphtheria, pertussis, and tetanus

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IPPB

intermittent positive pressure breathing

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LLL

left lower lobe

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LUL

left upper lobe

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O2

oxygen

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PA

posteroanterior

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PaCO2

partial pressure of carbon dioxide (dissolved in the blood)

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PaO2

partial pressure of oxygen (dissolved in the blood)

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PCP

Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia

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PFT(s)

pulmonary function test(s)

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PPD

purified protein derivative

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R

respiration

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RDS

respiratory distress syndrome

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RLL

right lower lobe

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RML

right middle lobe

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RUL

right upper lobe

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SIDS

sudden infant death syndrome

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SOB

shortness of breath

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T & A

tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy

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TB

tuberculosis

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TPR

temperature, pulse, and respiration

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TST

tuberculin skin test

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URI

upper respiratory infection