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ARDS

acute or adult respiratory distress syndrome

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CAL

chronic airflow limitation

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CO2

carbon dioxide

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COLD

chronic obstructive lung disease

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COPD

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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CPAP

continuous positive airway pressure (for sleep apnea)

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CPR

cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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CSR

Cheyne-stokes respiration

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ECMO

extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

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HSV

herpes simplex virus

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O2

oxygen

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PFT

pulmonary function test

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pH

potential hydrogen; symbol for hydrogen ion concentration

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RDS

respiratory distress syndrome

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RPFT

registered pulmonary function therapist

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SARS

severe acute respiratory syndrome

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SIDS

sudden infant death syndrome

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SOB

shortness of breath

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TB

tuberculosis

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TTO

transtracheal oxygen

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URI

upper respiratory infection

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VC

vital capacity

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ABG

arterial blood gas

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