Common nicknames for hospital items. - page 9

Just wanted to see if the nicknames we call certain items are the same names you guys call them lol. I work in the midwestern region. Examples include: 1.) "Bubblier" for humidifier 2.) "Ice... Read More

  1. Visit  GitanoRN profile page
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    Quote from sapphire18
    Huh?? Molly=straight ecstasy (mdma) where I'm from, lol.
    Things that make you go Hmmm
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  3. Visit  Christy1019 profile page
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    B52 is 2mg ativan + 5mg haldol IM
    Coochie cocktail is 1g azithromycin powder po + ceftriaxone IM
    GI cocktail is maalox + viscous lidocaine po
    M hut is mental health treatment area
    Credo is our frequent fliers
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    Quote from Christy1019
    B52 is 2mg ativan + 5mg haldol IM
    Coochie cocktail is 1g azithromycin powder po + ceftriaxone IM
    GI cocktail is maalox + viscous lidocaine po
    M hut is mental health treatment area
    Credo is our frequent fliers
    I can honestly say that I've NEVER heard of a coochie cocktail before! Hahaha!!! That's hilarious!
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  5. Visit  Esme12 profile page
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    Quote from Christy1019
    B52 is 2mg ativan + 5mg haldol IM
    Coochie cocktail is 1g azithromycin powder po + ceftriaxone IM
    GI cocktail is maalox + viscous lidocaine po
    M hut is mental health treatment area
    Credo is our frequent fliers
    coochie cocktail....
  6. Visit  jdrnbsn profile page
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    Where I live we call the incontenint underpads "duckies" (unsure why) when a person was incontent of stool it was a "code brown", but now code brown means a missing adult patient.
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    Quote from jdrnbsn
    Where I live we call the incontenint underpads "duckies" (unsure why) when a person was incontent of stool it was a "code brown", but now code brown means a missing adult patient.
    Maybe because the nurse caring for the missing patient has had their own code brown and after the patient is found will need to change scrubs?
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  8. Visit  loriangel14 profile page
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    Really? Our code brown is a chemical spill.
  9. Visit  Staragate profile page
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    My mom needs to go to the cath lab after a negative stress test.

    She called it a roto rooter. She has such a great attitude. I hope it goes well.
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  10. Visit  Christy1019 profile page
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    Lol Yah coochie cocktail is supposed to deter pts from needing std tx in the future, but unfortunately some now come in and ask for it by name lol
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  11. Visit  Honeychild profile page
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    we use "christmas trees" and have frequent fliers too.
    Last edit by Honeychild on Sep 4, '12
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    Quote from Jo Dee
    Anyone ever refer to the hospital mesh panties as 'Victoria Secrets'?
    I call them "Victoria Has-No-Secret"
    K23RN, uRNmyway, Hygiene Queen, and 1 other like this.
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    Sequential compression boots: Squeezies.

    Most things: Thingy.
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  14. Visit  morte profile page
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    Moliform Premium Liners - Normal
    Quote from GitanoRN
    Honest I never heard it call Molly before, 2/Funny
    I am thinking it is a play on this brand name...


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