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.

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ICCS = Integrated Communications Control System

ICP = Intracranial presure

ICT = Intermediate Care Team

Iddm  = insulin dependent diabetic

IHD = Ischemic Heart Disease

IHT Inter-hospital transfers

IM = Intramuscular

IMP – clinical impression (what you think is wrong)

INR = International normalised ratio

IO = Intraosseous

IPPA = Inspect, palpate, percuss, auscultate

ISS – Injury severity score

ISSI = Inter-RF Subsystem Interface

IT = Information Technoplogy

ITU = Intensive Care Unit

IV = Intravenous