abbreviations resp cardiovasc

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abbreviations resp cardiovasc
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gylys abbreviations 7-8
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  1. AFB
    acid-fast bacillus
  2. AP
    anterioposterior
  3. CXR
    chest xray
  4. FVC
    forced vital capacity
  5. HMD
    hyaline membrane disease
  6. IPPB
    intermittent positive-pressure breathing
  7. IRDS
    infant respiratory distress syndrome
  8. NMTs
    nebulized mist treatments
  9. PFT
    pulmonary function tests
  10. PND
    paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea
  11. RD
    respiratory distress
  12. SaO2
    arterial oxygen saturation
  13. T&A
    tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy
  14. TPR
    temperature, pulse, respiration
  15. URI
    upper respiratory infection
  16. AAA
    abdominal aortic aneurysm
  17. AF
    atrial fibrillation
  18. AS
    aortic stenosis
  19. ASD
    atrial septal defect
  20. ASHD
    arteriosclerotic heart disease
  21. AV (2 meanings)
    • atrioventricular
    • arteriovenous
  22. BBB
    bundle branch block
  23. CA (3 meanings)
    • chronological age
    • cardiac arrest
    • cancer
  24. CC
    cardiac catheterization
  25. CHD
    coronary heart disease
  26. DOE
    dyspnea on exertion
  27. ECHO (2 meanings)
    • echocardiogram
    • echoENCEPHALOgram
  28. HF
    heart failure
  29. LD
    • lactate dehydrogenase
    • lactic acid dehydrogenase
  30. MS
    mitral stenosis (and 3 other things)
  31. PAC
    premature atrial contraction
  32. PAT
    paroxysmal atrial tachycardia
  33. PTCA
    percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (balloon)
  34. PVC
    premature ventricular contraction
  35. RV (2 meanings)
    • residual volume
    • right ventricle
  36. SA
    sinoatrial
  37. VSD
    ventricular septal defect
  38. VT
    ventricular tachycardia

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