• Healogics list of approved abbreviations

       

      ABPI                      Ankle Brachial Pressure Index

      TBPI                       Toe Brachial Pressure Index

      BP                           Blood Pressure

      MLD                       Manual Lymphatic Drainage

      SLD                         Simple Lymphatic Drainage

      EPUAP                  European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel

      ISL                          International Society Lymphoedema

      BMI                        Body Mass Index

      DVT                        Deep Vein Thrombosis

      PE                           Pulmonary Embolism

      CVA                       Cerebral Vascular Accident

      TIA                         Transient Ischaemic Attack

      AIE                         Acute Inflammatory Episode

      ROM                      Range of Movement

      Mono                    Monophasic

      Bi                            Biphasic

      Tri                           Triphasic

      MPJ                       Metatarsal Phalangeal Joint                       

      HbA1c                   Glycated Haemoglobin

      CQC                       Care Quality Commission

      GP                          General Practitioner

      OPD                       Outpatients Department

      NICE                      National Institute Clinical Excellence