CH5 MED TERM (abreviations)

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ABGs

arterial blood gasses

AFB

acid fast bacilli

ARDS

acute respiratory distress syndrome

CF

cystic fibrosis

CO2

carbon dioxide

COPD

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

CT

Computed tomography

CXR

chest radiograph

flu

influenza

LLL

left lower lobe

LTB

laryngotracheobronchitis

LUL

left upper lobe

02

oxygen

OSA

obstructive sleep apnea

PE

pulmonary embolism

PFM

peak flow meter

PFTs

pulmonary function tests

PSG

polysomnography

RLL

right lower lobe

RML

right middle lobe

RUL

right upper lobe

SOB

shorness of breath

TB

tuberculosis

URI

upper respiratory infection

VPS

ventilation-perfusion scanning

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