Got any funny acronyms at your ER??? - page 2
Ok... So I am a part of a committee putting together a "seminar" targeting New Grads, Recent Grads and students. We are tentatively calling it "REAL Life in the ER". We are planning it... Read More
Jan 15, '05Quote from RNin92Ever seen "GOK"? God only knows what is wrong with them!!! :O)Ok...
So I am a part of a committee putting together a "seminar" targeting New Grads, Recent Grads and students.
We are tentatively calling it "REAL Life in the ER".
We are planning it from a humorous perspective.
I have the task of ED "Definitions"
"DDK"=Dead Doesn't Know it
"Code Brown"=No explanation needed...I hope!
So if anyone has some funny ones...please post them so I can include them in my "lecture"
Also, any funny "Nurse Calls"Last edit by sirI on Dec 10, '07
Jan 15, '05CRAFT syndrome - Can't Remember a F'ing Thing
SOB - Silly Old Beggar
FDGB Fall Down Go Boom
CFOB Can't find own BumLast edit by sirI on Dec 10, '07 : Reason: TOS
Jan 15, '05BRBPR: Bright Red Blood Per Rectum
DABOR: Dumb As a Box Of Rocks
CPC: Crotch-Pot Cookin' (see PID Shuffle)
Jan 15, '05ATTE: Actively Trying To Expire
OLPO: One Line Per Opening (natural openings and then some ...)
LOLFDGB: Little Old Lady, Fall Down, Go Boom
Proctalgia (not an acronym, but cute): pain in the ***
Jan 16, '05I developed two as a result of a couple of patients we had seen...one inspired the DQA right off the bat (Drama Queen Alert) - the other came about after seeing several twenty-something men accompanied by their mothers who answered all questions and tried to sign all consents and basically didn't seem to be able to function away from Mommy.....ASA (Apron String Alert).
Jan 16, '05ART: Assuming room temperature, as in dead.
PID: Physician in distress (a diagnosis for doing tests/procedures to make a jittery physician feel better.)
Acute thespianism: Drama queen/king.
Acute fulminating thespianism: Drama queen/king who can be heard way, way down the hall.
KevinLast edit by sirI on Dec 10, '07