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War Surgery and Medicine


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AA & QMG A/Q Assistant Adjutant and Quartermaster-General
AAMC Australian Army Medical Corps
A & D Admission and Discharge
ADH Assistant Director of Hygiene
ADMS Assistant Director of Medical Services
ADS Advanced Dressing Station
A (Farauti) Anopheles (mosquito)
AI Accidental Injury
AIF Australian Imperial Force
AL 63 Anti-louse powder with derris and naphthalene
AMCU Anti-malaria Control Unit
AMD Army Medical Department
AMGOT Allied Military Government of Occupied Territory
APT Artificial Pneumothorax
ASC Army Service Corps
ATS Anti-tetanus Serum
BC Battle Casualty
BCC Bacillus Coli Communis
BCOF British Commonwealth Occupation Force
BID Brought in Dead
BIPP Bismuth Iodine Paraffin Paste
BNA British North Africa
BP Blood Pressure
BT Benign Tertian (malaria)
BTE British Troops in Egypt
CCS Casualty Clearing Station
CMF Central Mediterranean Force
CNS Central Nervous System
CO Commanding Officer
DADH Deputy Assistant Director of Hygiene
DADMS Deputy Assistant Director of Medical Services
DAH Disordered Action of the Heart
DAPM Deputy Assistant Provost Marshal
DDMS Deputy Director of Medical Services
DDP Deputy Director of Pathology
DDT Dichlor-Diphenyl-Trichlorethane
DGMS Director-General of Medical Services
DI Dangerously I11
DMS Director of Medical Services
ENT Ear, Nose, and Throat
EPIP European Privates, Indian Pattern (tent)
FB Foreign Body
FDS Field Dressing Station
FGCM Field General Court Martial
FSU Field Surgical Unit
FTU Field Transfusion Unit
GHQ General Headquarters
GOC General Officer Commanding
GSW Gunshot Woundpage 764
HP High Pressure
HQ Headquarters
IAT Inflammation Areolar Tissue
L of C Line of Communication
MAC Motor Ambulance Column (Convoy)
MDS Main Dressing Station
MEF Middle East Force
MO Medical Officer
MRC Medical Research Council
MSU Mobile Surgical Unit
MT Malignant Tertian (malaria)
NAAFI Navy, Army, and Air Force Institutes
NAB Nov-Arseno-Benzol
NCO Non-commissioned Officer
NL Nipple Line
NYD (N) Not Yet Diagnosed (Nervous)
NZEF New Zealand Expeditionary Force
NZEF (IP) New Zealand Expeditionary Force (in Pacific)
NZGH New Zealand General Hospital
NZMC New Zealand Medical Corps
OC Officer Commanding
OCTU Officer Cadet Training Unit
ORA Operation Room Assistant
ORs Other Ranks
PA Preventive Ablution
PR Pulse Rate
PUO Pyrexia of Unknown Origin
P(vivax, etc.) Plasmodium (malaria parasite)
PW Prisoner of War
QM Quartermaster
RAMC Royal Army Medical Corps
RAP Regimental Aid Post
RIH Right Inguinal Hernia
RMO Regimental Medical Officer
RNZAF Royal New Zealand Air Force
RNZN Royal New Zealand Navy
SI Seriously Ill
SMO Senior Medical Officer
SMR Submucous Resection
Stalag Prison Camp, Other Ranks (in Germany)
SW Shell Wound
TAB Typhoid, Paratyphoid A and B (vaccine)
TB Tuberculosis
VB Voluntary Boarder
VD Venereal Disease
VDTC Venereal Disease Treatment Centre
WAAC Women's Army Auxiliary Corps
WE War Establishment
WO Warrant Officer