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1
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CF

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Cystic fibrosis (thick mucus that builds up in lungs and digestive system) passed down average life: 35 y/o

2
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COPD

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (limited airflow can be caused my smoking and other things)

3
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PE

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Pulmonary embolism (blood clot in lungs)

4
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SIDS

A

Sudden infant death syndrome

5
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TB

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Tuberculosis (infectious disease that attacks the lungs)

6
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URI

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Upper respiratory infection (common cold)

7
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PCN

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Penicillin

8
Q

CO2

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Carbon dioxide

9
Q

O2

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Oxygen

10
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RT

A

Respiratory therapy

11
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SOB

A

Short of breath

12
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DNR

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Do not resuscitate

13
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DOA

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Dead on arrival

14
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T&A

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Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy

15
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BS

A

Breath sounds

16
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nas/o

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Nose

17
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rhin/o

A

Nose

18
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muc/o

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Mucus (substance secreted)

19
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pharyng/o

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Throat (pharynx)

20
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sept/o

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Septum (wall that divides nose into two nostrils)

21
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sinus/o

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Sinus

22
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tonsill/o

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Tonsils (single L now double for term)

23
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Adenoid/o

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Adenoids

24
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laryng/o

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Larynx (voice box)

25
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trache/o

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Trachea (windpipe)

26
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bronch/o, bronchi/o

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Bronchi (bronchus-singular)

27
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pulmon/o, pneumon/o

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Lungs

28
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Diaphragm

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Muscle that separates thoracic & abdominal cavities

29
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thorac/o, thora/o, -thorax

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Thoracic (chest) cavity

30
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otorhinolaryngologist

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(ENT) specialist of the ears, nose, and throat

31
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RT

A

Respiratory therapist(therapy)

32
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spirometry

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To measure breathing (process)

33
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spir/o

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To breath

34
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-metry

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To measure

35
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spirometer

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Instrument used to measure breathing

36
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auscultation

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Process of using a stethoscope to listen to sounds within the body

37
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normal adult RR

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Respiration rate. 10-20 breaths per minute

38
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ox/i, ox/o

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Oxygen

39
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-capnia

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Carbon dioxide

40
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-pnea

A

Breathing

41
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tachy-

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Fast

42
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brady-

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Slow

43
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eu-

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Good, normal

44
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a-

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Without (if consonant following)

45
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an-

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Without (if vowel following)

46
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inhale

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To breath in

47
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exhale

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To breath out

48
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-ectasis

A

Dilation

49
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asthma

A

Allergic disorder characterized by breathing difficulty

50
Q

influenza

A

The flu

51
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pneumonia

A

Inclination of lungs where air sacs fill with pus