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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NCS = Network Co-ordination Service

NES = Non-emergency service

NIAP = National infarct angioplasty project

NIBP = Non-invasive Blood Pressure

Niddm = non insulin dependent diabetic

NIV = Non-invasive ventilation

NOF = Neck of Femur

NOK – next of kin

NKA – no known allergies

NKDA – no known drug allergies

NPA = Nasopharangeal airway

NS = Neorological system

NSR = Normal Sinus Rhythm

NSRH = Neurovascular/Stroke Rehabilitation Hospital