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 ]

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