Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/39

Click to flip

39 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
ABGs
arterial blood gas (es)
AFB
acid fast bacillus (usually mycobacterium tuberculosis)
ARF
acute respiratory distress syndrome; shock lung
BCG
bacillus calmette guerin (tuberculosis vaccine)
BS
breath sounds
C
compliance
CF
cystic fibrosis
CO2
carbon dioxide
COLD
chronic obstructive lung disease
COPD
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CPAP
continous positive airway pressure
CXR
chest radiograph, chest Xray
DTaP
diphtheris, tetanus, acellular pertussis (vaccine)
ERV
expiratory reserve volume
FEV
forced expiratory volume
FRC
functional residual capacity
FVC
forced vital capacity
HPS
hantavirus pulmonary sydrome
IC
inspiratory capacity
INH
isoniazid
IPPB
intermittent positive pressure breathing
IPPV
intermittent positive pressure ventilation
IRV
inspirator reserve volume
LLL
Left lower lobe (of lung)
LUL
left upper lobe (of lung)
MEFR
maximal expiratory flow rate
MMFR
maximum midexpiratory flow rate
O2
oxygen
PACO2
arterial partial pressure of carbon dioxide
PAO2
arterial partial pressure of oxygen
PCP
pneumocystis pneumonia
PEEP
positive end expiratory pressure
PEFR
peak expiratory flow rate
PTF
pulmonary function test (s)
PIP
peak inspiratory pressure
PND
paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea
PPD
purified protein derivative (tuberculin)
R
Respiration
RDS
respitory distress syndrome