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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Vesicles = Circumscribed elevations of skin. They contain clear fluid and are less than 0.5 cm in diameter. Any bigger than that they are called blisters.