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Mech/Vent Unit 6 & 7

SPC Mechanical Ventilation Unit 6 & 7 Abbreviations

QuestionAnswer
W.O.B. Work of Breathing
PPV Positive Pressure Ventilation
PEEP Positive End-Expiratory Pressure
PSV Pressure Support Ventilation
ICP Intracranial Pressure
ECK Electrocardiograph
COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
CO Cardiac Output
MAP Mean Airway Pressure
SIMV Synchronized Intermitted Mandatory Ventilation
CVP Central Venous Pressure
CPP Cerebral Perfusion Pressure
ADH Antidiuretic Hormone
PaO2 Arterial Pressure of Oxygen
PaCO2 Arterial Pressure of Carbon Dioxide
VALI Ventilator Associated Lung Injury
VAP Ventilator Associated Pneumonia
ARDS Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
VILI Ventilator Induced Lung Injury
VC Vital Capacity
VE Minute Ventilation
VT Tidal Volume
RR or f Respiratory Rate or Frequency
MIP Maximum Inspiratory Pressure
RSBI Rapid Shallow Breathing Index
SBT Spontaneous Breath Trials
CPAP Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
PS Pressure Support
TCT's Trach Collar Trials
NIPPV Non Invasive Positive Pressure Ventilation
ICU Intensive Care Unit
HR Heart Rate
BP Blood Pressure
HAP Hospital Acquired Pneumonia
HCAP Healthcare Associated Pneumonia
SARS Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
Created by: Langhout1418