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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LPC = Liverpool care pathway

LHS = Left-hand side

LMA = Laryngael mask airway

LMP – Last menstrual period

LOI = location of incident

LOC = Loss of consciousness [ loss of concentration ] [ Level of consciousness ]

LPA = Lasting Power of Attorney

LSU = Laerdal Suction Unit

LVF = Left ventricular failure