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A- a gradient

Alveolar to arterial gradient

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ABG

Arterial blood gases

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ACB

Active cycle of breathing

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ADL

Activities of daily living

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ARDS

Adult respiratory distress syndrome

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AT

Anaerobic threshold

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BE

Base excess

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BIPAP

Biphasic positive airway pressure

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C

Compliance

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CF

Cystic fibrosis

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CPT

Chest physical therapy

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COAD

Chronic obstructive airway disease

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CPAP

Continuous positive airway pressure

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COLD

Chronic obstructive lung disease

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COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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CT

Computed tomography

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CWE

Chest wall excursion

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DI

Dyspnea Index

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D (LCO)

Diffusing capacity

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DMNX

Dorsal motor nucleus X

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DOE

Dyspnea on exertion

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EIA

Exercise induced asthma

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ERV

Expiratory reserve volume

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ET

Endotracheal

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FEV

Forced expiratory volume

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FEV1

Forced expiratory volume in 1 second

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FI02

Fraction of inspired O2

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FRC

Functional residual capacity

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FVC

Forced vital capacity

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HPI

History of present illness

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IADL

Instrumental activities of daily living

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IC

Inspiratory capacity

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IMT

Inspiratory muscle training

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IMV

Intermittent mandatory ventilation

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IRV

Inspiratory reserve volume

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LLL

Left lower lobe

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LUL

Left upper lobe

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LVRS

Lung volume reserve surgery

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MEFV

Maximal expiratory flow volume

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MEP

Maximum expiratory pressure

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MIP

Maximum inspiratory pressure

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MRI

Magnetic resonance imaging

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MVV

Maximum voluntary ventilation

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NA

Nucleus ambiguous

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NE

Norepinephrine

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NTS

Nucleus tractus solitarius

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PaCO2

Partial pressure of arterial CO2

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PA(co2)

Partial pressure of alveolar CO2

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PaO2

Partial pressure of arterial O2

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PA(o2)

Partial pressure of alveolar O2

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PEEP

Positive end expiratory pressure

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PEF

Peak expiratory flow

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PEFV

Peak expiratory flow volume

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PEFR

Peak expiratory flow rate

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PEP

Positive expiratory pressure

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PET

Positron emission tomography

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PFT

Pulmonary function tests

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PI(o2)

Partial pressure of inspired O2

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PIP

Positive Inspiratory pressure

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PMH

Past medical history

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PND

Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea

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PSV

Pressure support ventilation

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PVR

Pulmonary vascular resistance

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Q

Perfusion

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QOL

Quality of life

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R(aw)

Airway resistance

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RDS

Respiratory distress syndrome

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RLL

Right lower lobe

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RML

Right middle lobe

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RUL

Right upper lobe

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RPE

Rate of perceived exertion

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RR

Respiratory rate

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SCI

Spinal cord injury

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SIMV

Synchronized intermittent mandatory ventilation

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6MWT

6 minute walk test

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SOA

Shortness of air

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SOB

Shortness of breath

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TLC

Total lung capacity

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TV

Tidal volume

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V

Ventilation

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V(A)

Alveolar ventilation

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VC

Vital capacity

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V(co2)

CO2 production

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V(D)

Dead space volume

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V(E)

Minute ventilation

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VMT

Ventilator muscle training

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VO2

O2 consumption

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VO2(max)

Maximum oxygen consumption

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V(T)

Tidal volume

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WOB

Work of breathing

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RV

Residual volume