Tuesday, September 13, 2011

More fun with abbreviations

So these are a few abbreviations that I became very, very familiar with while working at the VA with recently deployed soldiers. I was just curious how commonly known these are:

1) OEF

2) OIF

3) RPG

4) IED

5) CPRS

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  1. Dh is in the army so I know quite a few
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    ) OEF - Operation Enduring Freedom

    2) OIF - Operation Iraqi Freedom

    3) RPG - Rocket Propelled Grenade

    4) IED - Improvised Explosive Device FYI VBIED is not very bad ied but rather Vehicle Born IED

    5) CPRS - Not sure

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  3. I'm at the VA right now. Good times! Love the WWII vets & will miss them terribly when they go for good.

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  4. If you switch the letters around, you can get Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), which a lot of Vets have.

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  5. Yay for a year of internship at the VA.
    1) OEF: Operation Enduring Freedom
    2) OIF: Operation Iraqi Freedom
    3) RPG: rocket propelled granade
    4) IED: ??
    5) CPRS: the VA computer system thingy. i forgot what it stands for

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  6. moontoad: I always always mix those two abbreviations up, since I deal with both a lot.

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  7. OEF something something fracture
    OIF osteogenesis imperfecta fracture?
    RPG role playing game
    IED implanted electronic device
    CPRS: computerized patient record system

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