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Abbreviations yellow mod

AAA Abdominal aortic aneurysm
ABG'S Arterial blood gases
ACE angiotensin converting enzymes
AFB acid-fast bacillus (bacteria)
AP anteroposterior
ARDS Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
AS aortic stenosis
ASD atrial septal defect
ASHD Ateriosclerotic Heart Disease
AST Angiotensin Sensitivity Test
AV Atrioventricular arteriovenous
BBB Bundle Branch Block
BMI Body Mass Index
BP Blood Pressure
CA Cancer, Cardiac Arrest
CABG Coronary Atery bypass graft
CAD Coronary Artery Disease
CC Cardiac Catheterization
CCU Coronary Care Unit
CHD Coronary Heart Disease
CHF Congestive Heart Failure
Chol Cholesterol
CK Creatine Kinase
CO2 Carbon Dioxide
COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
CPK Creatine Phosphokinase
CPR Cardiopulmonary Resusitation
CSM Circulatory Sensation and Movement
CT Computed Tomography
CVA Cerebrovascular Accident
CXR Chest x-ray
DB&C Deep Breathing and Coughing
DOB Date of Birth
DOE Dyspneia on exertion
DPT Diphtheria Pertussis Tetanus
DSA Digital Subtraction angiography
DVT deep vein thrombosus
ECG/EKG electrocardiogram
ECHO echocardiogram,echoencephalogram
EEG electroencephalogram
FEV forced expiratory volume
FVC forced vital capacity
HDL high-density lipoprotein
HF Heart Failure
HMD hyaline membrane disease
Ht. height
Hx History
ICD Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator
ICU Intensive Care Unit
IPPB Intermittent Positive-Pressure breathing
IRDS Infant Respiratory Distress Syndrome
IV Interveneous
LD lactate dehydrogenase
LDL low-density lipoprotein
MI Myocardio Infarction
MRA magnetic resonance angioplasty
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
MS mitral stenosis
MVP mitral valve prolapse
NMTs nebulized mist treatment
O2 Oxygen
PA Posteroanterior
PaCO2/PCO2 Partial Pressure of Carbon Dioxide
PAT paroxysmal artrial tachycardio
PCP pneumocystic carinii pneumonia
PVC premature ventricular contraction
PFT pulmonary function test
pH symbol for degree of acidity or alkalinity
PND paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea
PO2 partial pressure of oxygen
PRN as required
PTCA percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty
PVA peripheral vascular accident or assessment
RDS Respiratory Distress Syndrome
RT/RRCP Registered Respiratory Technologist/Care Practioner
RV Right ventricle
SaO2 arterial oxygen saturation
SIDS Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
SK Strepto Kinase
SOB Shortness of Breath
SPD Sterile Processing Department
T&A Tonsillectomy and Adnoidectomy
TB Tuberculosis
TIA transient ischemic attack
TPR Temperature,Pulse,Respiration
URI Upper respiratory infection
VC vital capacity
VSD ventricular septal defect
VT ventricular tachycardia
WBC white blood count/cell
Wt. Weight
Created by: zeldafan