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Abbreviations chapte

Abbreviations Respiratory

Endotracheal intubation: Placement of the to do the mouth into the pharynx, larynx, and trachea to establish an airway.
Laryngoscopy: Visual examination of the voice box.
Lung biopsy: Removal of lung tissue followed by microscopic examination.
Mediastinoscopy : Endoscopic visual examination of the mediastinum.
Pulmonary function tests: Tests that measure the ventilation mechanics of the lungs: airway function, lung volume, and the capacity of the lungs to exchange oxygen and carbon dioxide efficiently.
FEV: Forced Expiratory Volume in the first second of expiration.
TLC A hallmark (PFT) abnormality in the, obstructive, restrictive disease is decreased total lung capacity (TLC)
Thoracentesis: Surgical puncture to remove fluid from the pleural space.
Thoracotomy Large surgical incision of the chest.
Thoracoscopy (thorascopy): Visual examination of the chest and be a small incisions in use of an endoscope.
Tracheotomy: Surgical creation of an opening into the trachea through the neck.
Tuberculin test: Determines past or present tuberculosis infection based on a positive skin reaction.
Tube thoracostomy: A flexible, plastic chest tube is passed into the pleural space you will be in the chest.
Created by: Bowiegirl