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BS

breath sounds

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CF

cystic fibrosis

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COPD

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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PE

pulmonary embolism

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SIDS

sudden infant death syndrome

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TB

tuberculosis

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URI

upper respiratory infection (common cold)

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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 arrival

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T&A

tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy

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nas/o

nose

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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 (wall dividing a structure)

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sinus/o

sinus (air filled cavity within a bone)

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tonsill/o

tonsils

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adenoid/o

adenoids (behind nasal cavity)

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laryng/o

larynx (voice box)

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trache/o

trachea (windpipe)

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bronch/o or bronchi/o

bronchi

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pulmon/o

lungs

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pneumon/o

lungs

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diaphragm

muscle that separates thoracic and abdominal cavities

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thorac/o

thoracic cavity

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thora/o

thoracic cavity

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-thorax

thoracic cavity

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otorhinolaryngologist

ENT

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pulmonologist

specializes in treating diseases and disorders of the lungs

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spir/o

to breathe

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-metry

to measure

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-meter

instrument used to measure

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auscultation

process of listening to sounds within the body with a stethoscope

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normal adult RR

respiration rate, 10-20 breaths per minute

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ox/i or 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 (if consonant following)

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an-

without (if vowel following)

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inhale

breathe in

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exhale

breathe out

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-ectasis

dilation

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asthma

allergic disorder characterized by breathing difficulty

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influenza

the flu, contagious viral respiratory infection

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pneumonia

inflammation of lungs where air sacs fill with pus