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BS

breath sounds

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CF

cystic fibrosis

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PE

pulmonary embolism (blood clots in the lungs)

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SIDS

sudden infant death syndrome

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TB

tuberculosis

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URI

upper respiratory infection

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PCN

penicillin

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CO2

carbon dioxide

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O2

oxygen

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RT

respiratory therapy

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SOB

short of breath

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DNR

do not resuscitate

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DOA

dead on arrivial

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T&A

tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy

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Nas/o, rhin/o

Nose

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muc/o

mucus

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pharyng/o

pharynx(throat)

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sept/o

septum

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sinus/o

sinus

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tonsill/o

tonsils

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adenoid/o

adenoids

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laryng/o

larynx (voice box)

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trache/o

trachea (windpipe)

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bronch/o, bronchi/o

bronchi

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plumon/o, pneumon

lungs

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diaphragm

seperates thoracic and abdominal

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thorac/o, thora/o, -thorax

thoracic (chest)

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otorhinolaryngologist(ENT)

specialist of ears, nose, & throat

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spirometry

to measure breaths

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auscultation

process of listening to the sounds within the body with a stethoscope

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normal adult RR

Respiration rate 10-20 breaths per min

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ox/i , ox/o

oxygen

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-capnia

carbon dioxide

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-pnea

breathing

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`tachy

fast

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brady

slow

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eu-

good, normal

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a-

without

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-ectasis

dilation of the bronchiectasis

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asthma

allergic disorder characterized by difficult breathing

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influensa

the flu