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Apnea

Temporary loss of breathing

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Sleep apnea

Sleeping disorder in which breathing stops for more than 10 seconds.

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Coryza

Acute inflammation of the membranes of the nose.

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Epistaxis

Nasal hemorrhage or nosebleed

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Hypoxemia

Oxygen deficiency in arterial blood

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Hypoxia

Oxygen deficiency in body tissues

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Aerosol therapy

Lung treatment using various techniques to deliver medication in mist form directly to the lungs.

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Oximetry

Noninvasive method of monitoring the percentage of hemoglobins saturated with oxygen.

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Polysomnography

Test of sleep cycles and stages using continuous recordings of brain waves, electrical activity of muscles, eye movement, respiratory rate, blood pressure, blood oxygen, heart rhythm.

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Spirometry

PFT that measures the breathing capacity of the lungs.

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Thoracentesis

Surgical puncture and drainage of the pleural cavity

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Tracheostomy

Surgical procedure in which an opening is made in the neck and into the trachea for a breathing tube

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Mantoux test

Intradermal test to determine tuberculin sensitivity based on a positive reaction

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COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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CPR

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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CXR

Chest X-ray, chest radiograph

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O2

Oxygen

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PCP

Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia
OR
Primary care physician

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SOB

Shortness of breath

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TB

Tuberculosis

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URI

Upper respiratory infection

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HX

History

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Nas/o

Nose

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Rhin/o

Nose

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Sept/o

Septum

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Sinus/o

Sinus, cavity

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Adenoid/o

adenoids

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Tonsill/o

Tonsils

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Pharyng/o

Pharynx

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Epiglott/o

Epiglottis

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Laryng/o

Larynx (voice box)

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Trache/o

Trachea (wind pipe)

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Bronchi/o

Bronchus

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Bronch/o

Bronchus

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Bronchiol/o

Bronchioles

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Alveol/o

Alveolus; air sac

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Pleur/o

Pleura

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Pneum/o

Air; lung

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Pneumon/o

Air;lung

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Pulmon/o

Lung

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Anthrac/o

CoAl/coal dust

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Atel/o

Incomplete; imperfect

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Coni/o

Dust

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Cyan/o

Blue

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Lob/o

Lobe

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Orth/o

Straight

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Ox/I

Oxygen

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Ox/o

Oxygen

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Pector/o

Chest

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Steth/o

Chest

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Thorac/o

Chest

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Phren/o

Diaphragm, mind

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Spir/o

Breathe

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-capnia

Carbon dioxide

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-osmia

Smell

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-phonia

Voice

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-pnea

Breathing

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-ptysis

Spitting

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-thorax

Chest

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Eu

Good, normal