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.
JAM THREADS = jaundice, anaemia, myocardial infarction, tubercule/thyroid, hypertension, rheumatic fever, epilepsy, asthma, diabetes, stroke
JARCALC = Joint Royal Colleges Ambulance Liasion Comittee
JVP = Jugular venous pressure