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ABC

airway, breathing & circulation

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ABG

arterial blood gases

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AR

artificial respiration

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ARD

acute respiratory disease

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ARDS

adult / acute respiratory distress syndrome

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ARF

acute respiratory failure

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BAC

bronchoalveolar cells

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BAL

bronchoalveolar lavage

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BPD

bronchopulmonary dysplasia

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CF

cystic fibrosis

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CNH

central neurogenic hyperventilation

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CO_

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

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CPE

chronic pulmonary emphysema

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CPR

cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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CPT

chest physiotherapy

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CRD

chronic respiratory disease

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CSR

Cheyne Stokes respiration

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CXR

chest x-ray

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DOE

dyspnea on exertion

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DPT

diphtheria, pertussis & tetanus

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EIA

exercised inducted asthma

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ERV

expiratory reserve volume

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FEF

forced expiratory flow

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FEV

forced expiratory volume

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FRC

functional residual capacity

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FVC

forced vital capacity

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HBOT

hyperbaric oxygen therapy

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HMD

hyaline membrane disease

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IC

inspiratory capacity

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IMV

intermittent mandatory ventilation

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IPPB

intermittent positive pressure breathing

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IRDS

infant respiratory distress syndrome

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IRV

inspiratory reserve volume

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LRI

lower respiratory infection

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LTB

laryngotracheobronchitis

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MBC

maximum breathing capacity

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MV

minute volume

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MVV

maximal voluntary ventilation

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NSCLC

nonsmall cell lung cancer

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O_

oxygen

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PaCO_

partial pressure of arterial carbon dioxide

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PaO_

partial pressure of arterial oxygen

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pCO_

partial pressure of CO_

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PE

pulmonary embolism

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PEEP

positive end expiratory pressure

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PFT

pulmonary function test

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PND

paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea

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pO_

partial pressure of O_

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PPD

purified protein derivative (TB test)

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PPH

primary pulmonary hypertension

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PTX, Pnx, Px

pneumothorax

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PuD, PD

pulmonary disease

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R, resp

respiration

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RD

respiratory disease

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RDS

respiratory disease syndrome

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RM

respiratory movement

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RQ

respiratory quotient

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RR

respiratory rate, regular respirations

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RT

respiratory therapy

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RV

residual volume

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SCLC

small cell lung cancer

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SIDS

sudden infant death syndrome

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SOB

shortness of breath

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T&A

tonsillectomy & adenoidectomy

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TBT

tracheobronchial tree

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TCDB

turn, cough and deep breathe

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TLC

total lung capacity

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TV

tidal volume

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UAO

upper airway obstruction

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URI

upper respiratory infection

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VC

vital capacity

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VO_

oxygen consumption

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V/Q

ventilation perfusion ratio