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  • I & O

    An abbreviation for intake and output; the measurement of a patient’s fluid intake and output.

  • IAFF

    Acronym, "International Association of Fire Fighters".

  • IAP

    Acronym, "Incident Action Plan" A plan consisting of the strategic goals, tactical objectives, and support requirements for the incident. All incidents require an action plan. For simple incidents, the action plan is not usually in written form, while large/complex incidents Read on! →

  • ICF

    An abbreviation for intracellular fluid.

  • icterus

    Jaundice, the yellow appearance of the skin and other tissues caused by an accumulation of bile pigments. It is often seen in liver disease.

  • idiopathic

    Of unknown cause.

  • idiosyncrasy

    An abnormal sensitivity to a drug, peculiar to an individual.

  • idioventricular

    Relating to or affecting the ventricle only. An idioventricular rhythm is one that arises in the ventricles.

  • IDLH

    Any situation deemed Immediately Dangerous to Life and Health. More narrowly defined by OSHA. See main IDLH article. An area of maximum danger to firefighters. Often requires increased Personnel accountability.

  • IFSTA

    Acronym, "International Fire Service Training Association". A major publisher of firefighter training materials.

  • Ignition

    Beginning of flame propagation or burning; the start of a fire

  • Ignition

    Beginning of flame propagation or burning; the start of a fire

  • Ignition Source

    Mechanism (either watned or unwanted) that provides a means for the initiation of self-sustained combustion

  • Ignition Source

    Mechanism (either watned or unwanted) that provides a means for the initiation of self-sustained combustion

  • Ignition Temperature

    Minimum temperature to which a fuel, other than a liquid, in air must be heated in order to start self-sustained combustion independent of the heating source

  • Ignition Temperature

    Minimum temperature to which a fuel, other than a liquid, in air must be heated in order to start self-sustained combustion independent of the heating source

  • ileum

    The third portion of the small intestine.

  • ilium

    The broad, uppermost portion of the hip bone.

  • IM

    An abbreviation for intramuscular.

  • IMARP

    Acronym, "Indiana Mutual Aid Response Plan". For the rapid activation and response of aid to a community in the event of a local disaster. These events can include a major fire, train derailments, hazardous materials incidents, wild land fires, domestic Read on! →

  • immobilization

    The holding of a part firmly in place, as by means of splints.

  • Immunity

    Freedom from legal liability for an act of physical condition

  • Immunity

    Freedom from legal liability for an act of physical condition

  • impacted fracture

    A fracture in which the broken ends of the bone are jammed into each other.

  • impaled object

    An object that has caused a puncture wound and that remains embedded in the wound.

  • Impeller

    Vaned, circulating member of the centrifugal pump that transmits motion to the water.

  • Impeller

    Vaned, circulating member of the centrifugal pump that transmit motion to the water

  • Impeller

    Vaned, circulating member of the centrifugal pump that transmit motion to the water

  • Impeller Eye

    Intake orifice at the center of a centrifugal pump impeller.

  • Impinging Stream Nozzle

    Nozzle that drives several jets of water together at a set angle in order to break water into finely divided particles.

  • In-Line Eductor

    Eductor that is placed along the length of a hoseline.[8]

  • In-Line Eductor

    Eductor that is placed along the length of a hoseline.

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