non hospital approved abrevations. - page 13

so what are some of the abreviations used informally in your institution to describe patients. there are the old ones from Samuel Shems book "House of God" GOMER get out of my ER LOLNAD little old lady... Read More

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    I review malpractice cases and one of my abbreviation interpretations is WNL = we never looked.

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    ooooooooh, nursemartha!! LOL


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    When I was working on a vascular surgery unit, a coworker told me about a patient I'd be taking from her at shift change, saying she was a HONDA......I'm like ???? And she explained Hypertensive Obese Neurotic Diabetic A$$hole; saying that I should know that, since that described most of our patients?!

    Also, when one of our patients died, we'd say they transferred to the 9th floor. Our hospital had only 8 floors.
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    Added these to my ever growing list...thanks!

    As always if anyone wants a copy just send me an email addy and I'll be happy to send it to you.
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    We have a particular surgeon that performs "Foreverectomies" on some of his patients. You know, removes any forever the poor soul had left.
    I know, it's sick, I'm hanging my head.....sort of.

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