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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