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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RTC = Road Traffic Collision
RHS = Right hand side
ROLE = Recognition of Life extinct
ROM = Range of motion
ROSC = Return of spontaneous circulation
RR = Respiratory rate
RRT = Rapid response team
RS = Respiratory system
RSI = Rapid sequence induction
RTS = Request to speak