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AAA

Abdominal Aortic Aneurism

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ACS

Altered Conscious State

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AF

Atrial Fibrillation

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AMI

Acute Myocardial Infraction

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CCF

Congestive Cardiac Failure

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CCP

Central Chest Pain

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CCU

Coronary Care Unit

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CO2

Carbon Dioxide

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COAD

Chronic Obstructive Airway Disease

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CPR

Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

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CVA

Cerebral Vascular Accident

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DVT

Deep Vein Thrombosis

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EAR

Expired Air Resuscitation

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GTN

Glyceryl Trinitrate

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ICU

Intensive Care Unit

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IDC

In Dwelling Catheter

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IDDM

Insulin Dependant Diabetes Mellitus

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IHD

Ischaemic Heart Disease

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IV

Intravenous

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LOC

Loss of Consciousness

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NIDDM

Non Insulin Dependant Diabetes Mellitus

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NOF

Neck of Femur

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OD

Overdose

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PE

Pulmonary Embolism

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PR

Per Rectum

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PV

Per Vagina

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SOB

Short of Breath

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SVT

Supra Ventricular Tachycardia

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VF

Ventricular Fibrillation

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VT

Ventricular Tachycardia

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APO

Acute Pulmonary Oedema

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COPD

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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O2

Oxygen

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RR

Respiratory Rate

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HR

Heart Rate

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LVAD

Left Ventricular Assist Device

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PIC

Pain In Chest

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BKA

Below Knee Amputation

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CA

Cancer

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CAGS

Coronary Artery Graft

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CRF

Chronic Renal Failure

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D+V

Diarrhoea and Vomiting

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ESRF

End Stage Renal Failure

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H+M

Hematemesis and Malaena

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SAH

Sub Arachnoid Haemorrhage

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THR

Total Hip Replacement

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UTI

Urinary Tract Infection

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#

Fracture

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?

Query/Suspect

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(L)

Left

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(R)

Right

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+

Mild

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++

Moderate

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+++

Severe

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=

Equal To

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>

Greater Than

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->

Radiating

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2ND HI

Second Hand Information

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BP

Blood Pressure

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CCU

Coronary Care Unit

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FTB

Floor To Bed

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GBOM

Gone By Other Means

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LMO

Local Medical Officer

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MCA

Motor Car Accident

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O/A

On Arrival

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O/E

On Examination

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RX

Prescription

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TX

Treatment

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x/12

Months

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X/24

Hours

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x/52

Weeks

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x/7

Days

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x/60

Minutes

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SURG

Surgery

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SYMP

Symptom

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SIGNAL 83

Deceased Person

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TIA

Transient Ischaemic Attack

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DLS

Dispatch Life Support

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ARV

Adult Retrieval Victoria