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Chap 7 Abbrev & Mean

IU MED TERM Chap 7 Abbreviations & Meanings

Chap 7 AbbreviationsChap 7 Abbreviation Meanings
ABGs arterial blood gases
AFB acid-fast bacillus (TB organism)
AP anteroposterior
ARDS acute respiratory distress syndrome
CO2 carbon dioxide
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation
CT scan computed tomography scan
CXR chest x-ray, chest radiograph
DPT diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus
FVC forced vital capacity
HMD hyaline membrane disease
IPPB intermittent positive-pressure breathing
IRDS infant respiratory distress syndrome
MRI scan magnetic resonance imaging scan
NMTs nebulized mist treatments
O2 oxygen
PA posteroanterior; pernicious anemia
Pco2 partial pressure of carbon dioxide
PCP Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia
PFT pulmonary function test
pH symbol for degree of acidity or alkalinity
PND paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea
Po2 partial pressure of oxygen
RD respiratory distress
RDS respiratory distress syndrome
Sao2 arterial oxygen saturation
SIDS sudden infant death syndrome
SOB shortness of breath
T & A tonsillectomy & adenoidectomy
TB tuberculosis
TPR temperature, pulse, & respiration
URI upper respiratory infection
VC vital capacity
Created by: khandoggy