pulmonary abbreviations

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  1. ABG
    arterial blood gases
  2. AIDS
    acquired immune deficiency syndrome
  3. ARDS
    acute respiratory distress syndrome
  4. CA
    • cancer
    • chronological age
    • cardiac arrest
  5. CF
    cystic fibrosis
  6. COPD
    chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  7. CPAP
    continuous positive airway pressure
  8. CPR
    cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  9. CT
    computed tomography
  10. DPT
    diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus
  11. Dx
    diagnosis
  12. FEV1
    forced expiratory volume in one second
  13. HF
    heart failure
  14. HMD
    hyaline membrane disease
  15. IPPB
    intermittent positive-pressure breathing
  16. IRDS
    infant respiratory distress syndrome
  17. mRI
    magnetic resonance imagine
  18. NMT
    nebulized mist treatment
  19. OSA
    obstructive sleep apnea
  20. PCP
    • pneumocystic pneumonia
    • primary care physician
    • phencyclidine (hallucinogen)
  21. PFT
    pulmonary function test
  22. PND
    paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea
  23. RD
    respiratory disease
  24. SIDS
    sudden infant death syndrome
  25. SOB
    shortness of breath
  26. TB
    tuberculosis
  27. URI
    upper respiratory infection
  28. VC
    vital capacity

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