Day 5: 2016 Nurses Week Mashup Contest

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  2. You've heard of Bennifer (Ben Afleck and Jennifer Garner) and Brangelina (Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie) so you're familiar with mashups. We want your best nursing terminology mashups. Maybe you've been using this term for years or maybe you just created it five minutes ago. Whatever the case, leave your Nursing Terminology Mashup and a brief explanation of it in the comments below and you'll be entered to win a 3M™ Littmann® Cardiology IV stethoscope!

    Winner will be announced May 13, 2016. Be creative. Be unique.

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  4. by   AJJKRN

    C-diff vs diarrhea
  5. by   jadelpn
    headiorectus (head up butt)
  6. by   jadelpn
    circumoraledema (swelling around mouth from shoving foot in it)
  7. by   estherm0210
    Hanitizer = hand sanitizer I can't even take credit for this one! When my daughter was 5 she asked me to pass her the hanitizer and it's stuck since then. She's 12 now!
  8. by   dah0022

    Need i really explain this?
    When the patient attempts to adjust their colostomy bag.
  9. by   RN1488
    When your patient needs a bed bath and assessment at the same time. I use the term with my students (usually in a long-term care setting) from time to time.
  10. by   dianadRN
    Ambuhate: Your post-op patient is able to ambulate but absolutely hates getting out of bed.
  11. by   Heather Nix, RN
    Referring to the hospital as their Vacaway.
  12. by   Lisamorin
    Hotel Roswell is one that our parents even use. Must be because of the customer service and great food!
  13. by   cori_
    Walkey-talkey: when a patient is ambulatory, walking around the nurses station and chatting it up with other patients, families, nurses and other stuff. As a case manager, if you're walkey-talkey, time to phone the doc for a T. O. , discharge home.
  14. by   DebraDawn
    Burse (bad nurse) :P
  15. by   travelmama
    That sounds like a DSP
    (Day shift problem)

    Mocter- The patients Mother who think she's a doctor from the college of Google