Terms we will not admit to using - page 8
You all have heard of them and of course we never actually use any of these terms but somehow they are there and everyone knows them....... There the "unofficial" abbreviation list like ... Read More
Nov 3, '06From when I used to ride as an EMT:
DILLIGAF=Do I look like I give a f***?
Rapid Deceleration Syndrome=MVA's
Jul 17, '07I came up with this one a long time ago, and now I can see how it can cross nursings path.
"King Boyfriend" syndrome---applies to a woman who puts her boyfriend and his needs first, far above what her kids need, to the point that her kids have to beg her to pick up groceries--and she still "forgets" to pick them up or only picks up the bare minimum (like just bread and mayonaise)for days and weeks at a time.
Not so good if she has a kid who needs insulin, or has severe asthma, and if she can't pick up the groceries, she will probably "forget" to pick up the medicine.
Jul 18, '07Quote from CashewLPNROFL!!!!!lolfdgb- little old lady, fall down, go boom
ctd- circling the drain
+ O sign- Mouth open
+ Q sign- Mouth open, tongue sticking out
Dotted Q sign- Mouth open, tongue sticking out, fly on tongue.
'45'= 1 chromosome short of a full set
Jul 18, '07How about a few(while it's q&s around here)
A.R.T- Assuming room temperature
D.B.S- Dead Bigger 'n' $***
Melvic/Meculum- for the male patients/staff/family/docs suffering from acute manginitis...
Goin' to Graceland- The room we have to go do a gyn exam on
LOVE all the other ones on here!!! Keep 'em coming
Jul 18, '07wt* list
(Whenever we have to call a Doc b/c we can't decipher handwriting or need to call another facility with crictical info on an admit we collate everyone's questions into a "what the heck???" list before we make the call!) :spin:
Sep 1, '07What about someone having a case of rectal - cranial inversion.....also known as someone having their head up their a**!!!!!!
Sep 1, '07A friend of mine used to hand over her patients to the next shift as being on "weedkillers" (IV antibiotics) and "ratsak" (warfarin)
Sep 13, '07For those working in Nursing home management
Law suite waiting to happen= Family members who walk in with
cameras, complain about everything, hate all the staff
and have had their loved one in every nursing home in
the area before yours was stupid enough to accept them.
Sep 13, '07