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. by   GitanoRN
    Quote from sapphire18
    Huh?? Molly=straight ecstasy (mdma) where I'm from, lol.
    Things that make you go Hmmm
  2. by   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
  3. by   bbaileyRN
    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!
  4. by   Esme12
    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....
  5. by   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.
  6. by   Rose_Queen
    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?
  7. by   loriangel14
    Really? Our code brown is a chemical spill.
  8. by   Staragate
    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.
  9. by   Christy1019
    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
  10. by   Honeychild
    we use "christmas trees" and have frequent fliers too.
    Last edit by Honeychild on Sep 4, '12
  11. by   Honeychild
    Quote from Jo Dee
    Anyone ever refer to the hospital mesh panties as 'Victoria Secrets'?
    I call them "Victoria Has-No-Secret"
  12. by   Not_A_Hat_Person
    Sequential compression boots: Squeezies.

    Most things: Thingy.
  13. by   morte
    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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