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ACLS

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

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alb.

albumin

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AMI

Acute Myocardial Infraction

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AP

apical pulse

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bl.

blood

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bl. wk.

blood work

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bpm

beats per minute

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CAD

Coronary Artery Disease

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CBC

Complete blood count

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CCU

Coronary Care Unit

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CHD

Coronary Heart Disease

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CHF

Congestive Heart Failure

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chol.

cholesterol

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NS

Normal Saline

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DW

Distilled Water

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D5W

5% Dextrose in Water

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ECG/EKG

electrocardiogram

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ESR

erythroctye sedimentation rate

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H&H

hemoglobin & hematocrit

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hct.

hematocrit

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hgb.

hemoglobin

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IV

intravenous

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MI

Myocardial Infarction

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MS

morphine sulfate

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Na+

sodium

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NaCl

sodium choride

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nitro

nitroglycerin

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RBC

red blood cell

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PVC

premature ventricular contration

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per

by or through

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RL/LR

ringer lactate/ lactated ringers

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PAC

premature atrial contraction

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SL

sublingual

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palp.

palpation

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V Fib

ventricular fibrillation

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V Tach

ventricular tachycardia

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NSR

normal sinus rhythm

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O2

oxygen

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WBC

white blood cell