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respiratory system


ABGs arterial blood gases
AFB acid fast bacilli
ARDS acute respiratory distress syndrome
C&S culture and sensitivity
CPAP continuous positive airway pressure
CF cystic fibrosis
C02 carbon dioxide
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CT computed tomography
CXR chest radiograph (chest x-ray)
flu influenza
IPF idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
LLL Left lower lobe
LTB laryngtracheobronchitis
LUL left upper lobe
O2 oxygen
OSA obstructive sleep apnea
PE pulmonary embolism
PFM peek flow meter
PFTs pulmonary function tests
PSG polysomnography
RLL right lower lobe
RML right middle lobe
SOB shortness of breath
TB tuberculosis
URI upper respiratory infection
VPS ventilation-perfusion scanning
Created by: Jenfaith