HAUC Abbrev's Sem 1 Part 5

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HAUC Abbrev's Sem 1 Part 5
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  1. PE
    pulmonary embolism
  2. PFT's
    pulmonary function tests
  3. RLL
    right lower lobe (of the lung)
  4. RUL
    right upper lobe (of the lung)
  5. SOB
    shortness of breath
  6. TB
    tuberculosis
  7. TLC
    total lung capacity
  8. Bronch
    bronchoscopy
  9. CF
    cystic fibrosis
  10. COPD
    chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  11. CPR
    cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  12. C&S
    culture and sensitivity
  13. LLL
    left lower lobe (of the lung)
  14. LUL
    left upper lobe (of the lung)
  15. MDI
    metered dose inhaler
  16. O2
    oxygen
  17. PSA
    prostate specific antigen
  18. AB
    • antibody
    • abortion (depends on context)
  19. ABO
    • four main blood types
    • (A, B, AB, O)
  20. baso
    basophils
  21. BMT
    bone marrow transplantation
  22. CBC
    complete blood count
  23. EBV
    • Epstein-Barr virus
    • cause of mononucleosis
  24. Fe
    iron
  25. Hct
    hematocrit
  26. HGB
    Hgb
    hemoglobin
  27. IgA
    IgD
    IgE
    IgG
    IgM
    immunoglobulins
  28. PT
    pro time
    • prothrombin time (lab test)
    • physiotherapist
  29. PTT
    partial thromboplastin time
  30. RBC
    red blood cell
  31. WBC
    white blood cell
  32. AIDS
    acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
  33. CMV
    cytomegalovirus
  34. HAART
    • highly active antiretroviral therapy
    • use of combinations of drugs that are effective against AIDS
  35. HIV
    • human immunodeficiency virus
    • causes AIDS
  36. HSV
    herpes simplex virus
  37. NHL
    non-Hodgkin lymphoma
  38. BKA
    below knee amputation
  39. C1-C7
    cervical vertebrae
  40. CK
    creatine kinase
  41. CTS
    carpal tunnel syndrome
  42. EMG
    electromyography
  43. ESR
    sed rate
    erythrocyte sedimentation rate
  44. IM
    instramuscular
  45. L1-L5
    lumbar vertebrae
  46. NSAID
    nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
  47. OA
    osteoarthritis
  48. ORIF
    open reduction internal fixation
  49. Ortho
    orthopedics
  50. P
    phosphorous

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