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ABG arterial blood gases
ACS acute coronary syndrome
AV atrioventricular, ateriovenous
BP blood pressure
CABG Coronary artery bypass graft
CAD coronary artery disease
CCU coronary care unit
CHD congestive heart disease
CHG congestive heart failure
CO2 carbon dioxide
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CSM circulation, sensation, movement
CT computed tomography
CVA cerebrovascular accident, cardiovascular accident
CVD cardiovascular disease
CXR chest X Ray
DOE dyspnea on exertion
DVT deep vein thrombosis
ECG, EKG electrocardiogram (graphy)
ECHO echocardiogram, echoencephalogram
ETT exercise tolerance test
FVC forced vital capacity
Hb,Hbg hemoglobin
HDL high density lipoprotein
HF heart failure
HTN hypertension
ICU intensive care unit
IV intravenous
L/min litres per minute
MI myocardial infarction
mm Hg millimeters of mercury
MS mitral stenosis,musculoskeletal
MUGA Scan multiple-gated acquisition scan
MVP mitral valve prolapse
PCO2 partial pressure of carbon dioxide
RDS respiratory distress syndrome
SIDS sudden infant death syndrome
T&A tonsillectomy & adenoidectomy
TPR temperature pulse respiration
URI upper respiratory infection
VSD ventricle spatial defect
VT ventricle tachycardia
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