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Respiratory Abbrev.

Chapter 4 Pg 131

TermDefinition
TB tuberculosis
URI upper respiratory infection
SOB shortness of breath
RD respiratory disease
SIDS sudden infant death syndrome
PND paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea
PFT pulmonary function test
PCP pneumocystis pneumonia, primary care physician, phencyclidine
02 oxygen
OSA obstructive sleep apnea
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
NMT nebulized mist treatment
IRDS infant respiratory disease syndrome
HMD hyaline membrane disease
IPPB intermittent positive pressure breathing
HF heart failure
FVC forced vital capacity
ABG's arterial blood gases
AIDS acquired immune deficiency syndrome
ARDS acute respiratory distress syndrome
CF cystic fibrosis
CA cancer, chronological age, cardiac arrest
Co2 carbon dioxide
CPAP continuous positive airway pressure
CPR cardio pulmonary resuscitation
CT computed Tomography
DPT diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus
Dx Diagnosis
FEV1 Forced expiratory volume in 1 second
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
VC vital capacity
Created by: jaqash86