Abbreviations part 3

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  1. CPR
    cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  2. CVP
    central venous pressure
  3. DVT
    deep vein thrombosis
  4. ECC
    extracorporeal circulation
  5. ECG, EKG
    electrocardiogram
  6. ECHO
    echocardiography
  7. EPS
    electrophysiology study (intracardiac)
  8. FFA
    free fatty acids
  9. FHS
    fetal heart sounds
  10. HBP
    high blood pressure
  11. HDL
    high-density lipoprotein
  12. HF
    heart failure
  13. Hg
    Mercury
  14. Hgb
    hemoglobin
  15. H&L
    heart and lungs
  16. HTN
    hypertension
  17. IV
    intravenous
  18. LA
    left atrium
  19. LBBB
    left bundle branch block
  20. LD, LDH
    lactic dehydrogenase
  21. LDL
    low-density lipoprotein
  22. LV
    left ventricle
  23. MRI
    magnetic resonance imaging
  24. MS (heart condition)
    mitral stenosis
  25. MV
    mitral valve
  26. MVP
    mitral valve prolapse
  27. OHS
    open heart surgery
  28. OPCAB
    off-pump coronary artery bypass (surgery)
  29. PAD
    peripheral artery disease
  30. PAT
    paroxysmal atrial tachycardia
  31. PE (condition)
    pulmonary embolism
  32. PMI
    point of maximal impulse
  33. PTCA
    percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty
  34. PVC
    premature ventricular contraction
  35. PVD
    peripheral vascular disease
  36. RA (part of heart)
    right atrium
  37. RBCs
    red blood cells
  38. RV
    right ventricle
  39. S-A, SA
    sinoatrial (node)
  40. SCA
    sudden cardiac arrest
  41. SCD
    sudden cardiac death
  42. TOF
    tetralogy of Fallot
  43. tPA, TPA
    tissue plasminogen activator
  44. VLDL
    very-low-density lipoprotein
  45. VSD
    ventricular septal defect
  46. ABO
    blood group
  47. AIDS
    acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
  48. ALL
    acute lymphatic leukemia
  49. AZT
    zidovudine
  50. baso
    basophil
  51. CBC
    complete blood count
  52. diff
    differential count
  53. ELISA
    enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
  54. eos, eosin
    eosinophil
  55. HAART
    highly active antiretroviral therapy
  56. HCT, Hct
    hematocrit
  57. HIV
    human immunodeficiency virus
  58. Ig
    immunoglobulin
  59. KS
    Kaposi;s sarcoma
  60. lymphs
    lymphocytes
  61. mono
    monocyte
  62. NK
    natural killer (cells)
  63. PCP (condition)
    Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia
  64. PT
    prothrombin time
  65. PTT
    partial thromboplastin time
  66. Rh
    Rhesus (factor)
  67. RIA
    radioimmunoassay
  68. TB
    tuberculosis
  69. WBC
    white blood count
  70. ABGs
    arterial blood gases
  71. AFB
    acid-fast bacilli
  72. ARD
    acute respiratory disease
  73. ARDS
    adult respiratory distress distress syndrome
  74. ASO
    antistreptolysin O
  75. COLD
    chronic obstructive lung disease
  76. COPD
    chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  77. CXR
    chest x-ray
  78. ERV
    expiratory reserve volume
  79. ET
    endotracheal
  80. FEF
    forced expiratory flow
  81. FEV
    forced expiratory volume
  82. FIV
    forced inspiratory volume
  83. FRC
    functional residual capacity
  84. F-V loop
    flow volume loop
  85. HBOT
    hyperbaric oxygen therapy
  86. HMD
    hyaline membrane disease
  87. IC
    inspiratory capacity
  88. IPPB
    intermittent positive-pressure breathing
  89. IRDS
    infant respiratory distress syndrome
  90. IRV
    inspiratory reserve volume
  91. MBC
    maximal breathing capacity
  92. MV
    minute volume
  93. MVV
    maximal voluntary ventilation
  94. PEEP
    positive end-expiratory pressure
  95. PND
    postnasal drip
  96. PPD
    purified protein derivative
  97. RD
    respiratory disease
  98. RDS
    respiratory distress syndrome
  99. RSV
    respiratory syncytial virus
  100. RV
    residual volume
  101. SARS
    severe acute respiratory syndrome
  102. SIDS
    sudden infant death syndrome
  103. T&A
    tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy
  104. TLC
    total lung capacity
  105. TV
    tidal volume
  106. URI
    upper respiratory infection
  107. VC
    vital capacity
  108. AGN
    acute glomerulonephritis
  109. ARF
    acute renal failure
  110. BUN
    blood urea nitrogen
  111. CAPD
    continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis
  112. CGN
    chronic glomerulonephritis
  113. CLIA
    clinical laboratory improvement amendments

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