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ABGs

arterial blood gases

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ARDS

adult (or acute) respiratory distress syndrome

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Bronch

bronchoscopy

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COPD

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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CPAP

continuous positive airway pressure

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C & S

culture and sensitivity

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CTA

clear to auscultation

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DOE

dyspnea on exertion

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DPT

diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus

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LLL

left lower lobe (of lung)

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LUL

left upper lobe (of lung)

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NSCLC

non-small cell lung cancer

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OSA

obstructive sleep apnea

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PCP

Pneumocystis pneumonia

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PE

pulmonary embolism

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PFT

pulmonary function test

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RDS

respiratory distress syndrome

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RLL

right lower lobe (of lung)

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RSV

respiratory syncytial virus

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RUL

right upper lobe (of lung)

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SOB

shortness of breath

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TB

tuberculosis

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URTI

upper respiratory tract infection

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adenoid/o

adenoids

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alveol/o

alveolus, air sac

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bronch/o
bronchi/o

bronchial tube, bronchus

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bronchiol/o

bronchiole, small bronchus

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capn/o

carbon dioxide

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coni/o

dust

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cyan/o

blue