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ABGs

Arterial blood gases

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CO2

Carbon dioxide

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O2

Oxygen

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DNR

Do not resuscitate

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DOA

Dead on arrival

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RT

Respiratory Therapy

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BS

Breath sounds

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PCN

Penicillin

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HHN

Hand held nebulizer

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PF

Peak flow

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PPD

Purified Protein derivative skin test

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Pulse ox

Pulse Oximetry

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T&A

Tonsillectomy and adeniodectomy

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VAT

Video assisted thoracotomy

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CF

Cystic Fibrosis

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COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder

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PE

Pulmonary embolism

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SIDS

Sudden infant death syndrome

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TB

Tuberculosis

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URI

Upper respiratory infection

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SOB

Short of breath