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The Respiratory Sis

Chp 11

acute respiratory failure (abbrev.) ARF
inflammation of the lung pneumonia
a childhood disease charaterized by a barking cough croup
pus in the body cavity empyema
a collection of air or gas in the pleural cavity pneumothorax
inflammation of the mucous membrane of the nose rhinitis
arterial blood gas (abbrev.) ABG
inflammation of both the visceral and parietal pleura; pleurisy pleuritis
crib at death (abbrev.) sids
paroxysmal dyspena accompanied by wheezing caused by a spasm of the bronchial tubes asthma
chest X-Ray (abbrev.) CXR
whooping cough pertussis
Tuberculosis (abbrev.) TB
pulmonary edema Swelling of the lungs caused by an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the lungs
Created by: buddah