CFR Jargon Buster – where you see a term  [like this] is means can be referred to as …. in other establishments/organisations

Please note that CFRs are likely to use a tiny percentage of these but they have been added by request of CFRs in order that they understand patient’s notes, crew discussions etc.

A | B  | C  | DEF | G  | H  |  I  | J  | L  |  M  |  N  | OP  | Q | R | S | T | U | VW  | X  | Y Z   [ Numbers and Characters ]

E&V = Eye opening and verbal response

EAU = Emergency Assessment Unit

ECA = Emergency Care Assistance

ECG = Electrocardiogram

ED = Emergency Department

EDT – Emergency Duty Team

EJV = External Jugular Vein

EOLC = End of life care

ePCR = Electronic Patient Record

ET = Endotracheal tube

ETA = Estimated time of arrival

ETCO2 = End-tidal carbon dioxide concentration in the air