Abbreviations Chapter 10

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  1. ARDS
    acute respiratory distress syndrome
  2. ARF
    acute respiratory failure
  3. CO2
    carbon dioxide
  4. COPD
    chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  5. CPAP
    continuous positive airway pressure
  6. CWP
    coal workers' pneumoconiosis
  7. CXR
    chest x-ray
  8. DOE
    dyspnea on exertion
  9. HHN
    hand-held nebulizer
  10. LLL
    left lower lobe
  11. LUL
    left upper lobe
  12. MDI
    metered dose inhaler
  13. MDR TB
    multidrug-resistant tuberculosis
  14. NSCLC
    non-small cell lung cancer
  15. O2
  16. PEEP
    positive end expiratory pressure
  17. PFT
    pulmonary function test
  18. PSV
    positive support ventilation
  19. RLL
    right lower lobe
  20. RML
    right middle lobe
  21. RSV
    respiratory syncytial virus
  22. RUL
    right upper lobe
  23. SARS
    severe acute respiratory syndrome
  24. SCLC
    small cell lung cancer
  25. SOB
    shortness of breath
  26. TB
  27. TEF
    tracheoesophageal fistula
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