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ABDO

Abdominal

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A & E

Accident and Emergency

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ACC

Accident

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ADJ

Adjacent

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ADM

Admissions

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AIDS

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

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A/T

After Treatment

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ALLOC

Allocator

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AMB

Ambulance

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AVE

Avenue

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BPR

Bleeding Per Rectum

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BPV

Bleeding Per Vagina

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BBA

Born Before Arrival

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BR

British Rail

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BID

Brought In Dead

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BLDG

Building

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CANC

Cancelled

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CA

Carcinoma (Cancer)

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CAS

Casualty

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CHR

Chair

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COAD

Chronic Obstructive Airways Disease

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COLL

Collapse

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CCF

Congestive Cardiac Failure

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CONS

Conscious

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CNR

Corner

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CCU

Coronary Care Unit

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CT

Court

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CTA

Clinical Telephone Advice

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CTM

Call Taking Manager

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CVA

Cerebral Vascular Accident

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CRES

Crescent

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DVT

Deep Vein Thrombosis

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DR

Doctor

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ECG

Electrocardiograph

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EBS

Emergency Bed Service

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EOU

Emergency Obstetric Unit

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EP

Epileptic

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ETA

Estimated Time of Arrival

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ECHO DELTA

Explosive Device

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FDP

Full Drugs Protocol

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#

Break or Fracture

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GBA

Gone Before Arrival

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HAEM

Haemorrhage

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HIV

Human Immunodeficiency Virus

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INFO

Information

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INJ

Injury

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ICU

Intensive Care Unit

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ITU

Intensive Therapy Unit

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I/S

Inside

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J/O

Junction Of

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@

Junction Of

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LIC

Left In Care

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LVF

Left Ventricular Failure

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LFB

London Fire Brigade

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LHR

London Heathrow Airport

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MOW

Made Own Way

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MHA

Mental Health Act

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MTHS

Months

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M/C

Motorcycle

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MS

Multiple Sclerosis

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MI

Myocardial Infarction

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MPS

Metropolitan Police Service

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MRSA

Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus

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NR

Near

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NNU

Neo Natal Unit

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NFPA

No Further Particulars Available

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NFDA

No Further Details Available

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NSY

New Scotland Yard

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OP

Operator

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O/D

Overdose

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O/S

Outside

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PAT

Patient

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PI

Personal Injury

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P/U

Picked Up

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PUO

Pyrexia Unknown Origin

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RECEP

Receptionist

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RVP

Rendezvous Point

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RTB

Return To Base

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RTN

Return

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RTC

Road Traffic Collision

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SCBU

Special Care Baby Unit

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S/N

Staff Nurse

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S/R

Sister

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SECAMB

South East Coast Ambulance Service

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STR

Stretcher

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T/O

Time Of Origin

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VCS

Vehicle Crew Staff