Those around us are clueless... - page 4

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We have our own language. People around us are clueless to what we are saying. Have you ever had someone look at you with a complete blank face? Have you ever had this happen to you? Want to share your story? ... Read More

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    I try really hard to not confuse patients and families with medical jargon, and I tirelessly remind techs and other colleagues of the same thing-just simple things like writing on a patient's whiteboard

    "(up arrow) c ast" or "NPO p MN" or "ADA diet"

    (amazing how many diabetics don't know what ADA stands for)

    It's kind of nice to speak another language sometime

    "the CVA in 12 is code brown"

    Not many people would realize that that means "The ancient paralyzed lady in room 12 has just pooped the bed"