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Circulatory Abbrev.

ACLS advanced cardiac life support
AED automated external defibrillator
AF atrial fibrillator
AMI acute myocardium infarction
AS aortic stenosis
ASCVD arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease
AV artioventricular, arteriovenous
AVB artioventricular block
AVD aortic valve disease
AVR aortic valve replacement
AVS arteriovenous shunt
BBB bundle branch block
BCLS basic cardiac life support
BP blood pressure
CABG coronary artery bypass graft
CABS coronary artery bypass surgery
CAD coronary artery disease
CEA carotid endarterectomy
CHB complete heart block
CHD congenital (coronary) heart disease
CHF congestive heart failure
CO cardiac output
CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation
CV cardiovascular
CVP central venous pressure
DNR do not resuscitate
DVT deep vein thrombosis
ECC emergency cardiac care; extracorporeal circulation
EKG electrocardiogram
ECHO echocardiogram
EF ejection fraction
EPS electrophysiologic study
HBP high blood pressure
HR heart rate
HTN hypertension
IABP intra-aoric balloon pump
ICD implantable cardiac defibrillator
IV intravenously
IVF intravenous fluid
LBBB left bundle branch block
LBP low blood pressure
MI myocardium infarction
MR mitral regurgitation
MS mitral stenosis
NSR normal sinus rythm
P pulse
PAC premature artial contraction
PAD peripheral arterial disease
PALS pediatric advanced life support
PDA patent ductus arteriosus
PEA pulseless electric activity
PPM permenent pacemaker
PTCA percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty
PVC premature ventrical contraction
S1, S2 heart sound (first-second)
SBE subacute bacterial endocarditis
SSS sick sinus syndrome
SVT sipraventricular tachycardia
VF ventricular fibrillation
VT ventricular tachycardia
Created by: nowsh2013