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What is the meaning of the abbreviation: AP?

anteroposterior

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What is the meaning of the abbreviation: CO2?

carbon dioxide

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What is the meaning of the abbreviation: CXR?

chest x-ray

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What is the meaning of the abbreviation: ERV?

expiratory reserve volume

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What is the meaning of the abbreviation: IRV?

inspiratory reserve volume

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What is the meaning of the abbreviation: O2?

oxygen

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What is the meaning of the abbreviation: PA?

posteroanterior

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What is the meaning of the abbreviation: PCP?

pneumocystis carinii

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What is the meaning of the abbreviation: PFT?

pulmonary function tests

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What is the meaning of the abbreviation: R?

respiration

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What is the meaning of the abbreviation: RV?

residual volume

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What is the meaning of the abbreviation: SOA?

shortness of air

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What is the meaning of the abbreviation: SOB?

shortness of breath

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What is the meaning of the abbreviation: T&A?

tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy

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What is the meaning of the abbreviation: TV?

tidal volume

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What is the meaning of the abbreviation: URI?

upper respiratory infection

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What is the meaning of the abbreviation: URT?

upper respiratory tract

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What abbreviation means: anteroposterior?

AP

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What abbreviation means: carbon dioxide?

CO2

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What abbreviation means: chest x-ray?

CXR

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What abbreviation means: expiratory reserve volume?

ERV

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What abbreviation means: inspiratory reserve volume?

IRV

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What abbreviation means: oxygen?

O2

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What abbreviation means: posteroanterior?

PA

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What abbreviation means: pneumocystis carinii?

PCP

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What abbreviation means: pulmonary function tests?

PFT

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What abbreviation means: respiration?

R

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What abbreviation means: residual volume?

RV

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What abbreviation means: shortness of air?

SOA

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What abbreviation means: shortness of breath?

SOB

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What abbreviation means: tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy?

T&A

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What abbreviation means: tidal volume?

TV

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What abbreviation means: upper respiratory infection?

URI

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What abbreviation means: upper respiratory tract?

URT

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