Glossary of Terms and Abbreviations

ABCAirways, Breathing, Circulation
APLSAdvanced Paediatric Life Support
AVPUAlert Voice Pain Unresponsive
B/PBlood Pressure
CPDContinuous Professional Development
CRTCapillary Refill Time
EDHospital Emergency Department
GCSGlasgow Coma Scale
HRHeart Rate
MOIMechanism of Injury
PEWSPaediatric Early Warning Score
RRRespiratory Rate
WBCWhite Blood Cell Count

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