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Chabner Chapter 12

The Respiratory System (Abbreviations)

ABGs Arterial blood gases
ARDS Acute (formerly adult) respiratory distress syndrome
BAL Bronchioalveolar lavage
Broncho Bronchoscopy
CF Cystic fibrosis
CO2 Carbon dioxide
COPD Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CPAP Continuous positive airway pressure
CPR Cardiopulmonary resusciation
CXR Chest x-ray
DOE Dyspnea on exertion
DPT Diptheria, pertussis, tetanus
LLL Left lower lobe
LUL Left upper lobe
MDI Metered-dose inhaler
O2 Oxygen
PCP Pneumocystis pneumonia
PE Pulmonary embolism
PFTs Pulmonary function tests
PPD Purified protein derivative
RDS Respiratory distress syndrome
RLL Right lower lobe
RSV Respiratory syncytial virus
RUL Right upper lobe
SOB Shortness of breath
TB Tuberculosis
URI Upper respiratory infection
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