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Medical Term(c.6 A&P

Med term Chapter 6, pharmocology/ abrev.

ABG arterial blood gas(es)
AFB acid-fast bacillus
AP anterposterior
ARDS acute respiratory distress syndrom
CO2 carbon dioxide
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CPAP continuous positive airway pressure
CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation
CXR chest x-ray, chest radiograph
DPI dry power inhaler
DPT diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus
EEG encephalograph, encephalography
FVC forced vital capacity
Hb, HgB hemoglobin
HMD hyaline membrane disease
Hx History
IPPB intermittent positive-pressure breathing
IRDS infant respiratory distress syndrom
MDI metered dose inhaler
NMT nebulized mist treatment
PA postanterior; pernicious anemia
Pco2 partial pressure of carbon dioxide
PCP Pneumocystis carnii pneumonia; primary care physician; phencyclidine (hallucinogen)
PFT pulmonary function test
pH symbol for degree of acidity or alkalinity
PND paroxysmal nacturnal dyspnea
PO2 partial pressure of oxygen
RD respiratory distress
RDS respriatory distress syndrom
SaO2 arterial oxygen saturation
T&A tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy
TB tuberculosis
TPR temperature, pulse, and respiration
URI upper respiratory infection
VC vital capacity
Created by: ryanparsons86