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Termoinology - Abbreviations

ABG arterial blood gas(es)
AS aortic stenosis
AV atrioventricular
BP, B/P blood pressure
CABG coronary artery bypass graft
CAD coronary artery disease
CCU coronary care unit
CHD coronary heart disease
CHF congestive heart failure
CO2 carbon dioxide
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CT computed tomography
CVA cerebrovascular accident
CVD cardiovascular disease
CXR chest x-ray, chest radiograph
DOE dyspnea on exertion
DVT deep vein thrombosis
ECG, EKG electrocardiogram, electrocardiography
ECHO echocardiogram, echocardiography
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, mental status
MUGA scan multiple-gated acquisition (scan)
MVP mitral valve prolapse
RDS respiratory distress syndrome
SIDS sudden infant death syndrome
TIA transcient ischemic attack
TPR temperature, pulse, respiration
URI upper respiratory infection
VSD ventricular septal defect
VT ventricular tachycardia
Created by: DawnLangridge
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