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Flashcards in Week 7 Chaper 4 Deck (49):
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ABG

Arterial blood gases

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AFB

Acid-fast bacillus

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ARDS

Acute respiratory distress syndrome;
Adult respiratory distress syndrome

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CO

Carbon monoxide

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CO2

Carbon dioxide

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COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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CXR

Chest x-ray

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DOE

Dyspnea on exertion

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ETT

Endotracheal tube

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FVC

Forced vital capacity

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O2

Oxygen

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PFT

Pulmonary function test

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PPD

Packs per day (of cigarettes);
Purified protein derivative (tb test)

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RA

room air ( no supplemental oxygen)

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RDS

Respiratory distress syndrome

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TB

Tuberculosis

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TPR

Temperature, pulse, and respiration

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URI

Upper respiratory infection

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-ectasis

Dilating condition

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-ema

Condition

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-ole

Small thing

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-cle

Small thing

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-ptysis

Abnormal condition of coughing up

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Alveol/o-

Air sac, alveolus (of the lung)

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Bronch/o-

Bronchus

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Bronchi/o-

Bronchus

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Cost/o-

Rib

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Diaphragmat/o-

Diaphragm

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Em-

In

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Ex-

Out; away from

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Glott/o-

Glottis ( of the larynx)

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Nas/o-

Nose

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Ox/i-

Oxygen

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Ox/o-

Oxygen

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Ox/y-

Oxygen;quick

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Pharyng/o-

Pharynx

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Pleur/o-

Pleura (lung membrane)

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Pne/o-

Breathing

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Pnea-

Breathing

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Pneum/o-

Lung;air

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Pulmon/o-

Lung

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Pulmonologist-

One who specializes in the lung

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Pulmonology-

The study of the lung

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Spir/o-

Breath, a coil

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Steth/o-

Chest

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Thorac/o-

Thorax (chest)

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Trache/o-

Trachea (windpipe)

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Ventil/o-

Air movement

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Bronchiol/o-

Bronchiole