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Fx

fracture

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CXR

chest X-ray

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Tx

treatment

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amb.

ambulate

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CNS

Central Nervous System

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IM

intramuscular

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RICE

rest, ice, compression, elevatoin

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BLS

basic life support

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C-spine

Cervical spine (neck)

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CPR

cardiopulmonary resuscitaition

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EBL

estimated blood loss

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ED

Emergency Department

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ER

Emergency Room

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ETA

estimated time of arrival

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NPO

nothing by mouth

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TCDB

turn, cough, deep breathe