Terms we will not admit to using - page 3

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

  1. by   movealong
    CRS: can't remember sh**
  2. by   Brian
    Please do not post swear words, as it is against the TOS. Thanks
  3. by   nursedawn67
    These are all great, I added the new ones to my ever growing list of unapproved abbreviations. I currently have 10 pages worth, of course there very well may be doubles, but still funny! If anyone would like a copy emailed to them feel free to IM me with your email addy and I'll be happy to send them to you.
  4. by   FranEMTnurse
    EDGATWTTTF elevator doesn't go all the way to the top floor

    EMS version of TSC taxi service call

    " IHA it's him/her again

    CA child abuser

    EPA elderly person abuser

    MAS masturbating again syndrome

    TGIH the grouch is here!

    TIH touched in head

    AOSV abusive of staff visitor

    L&V loud and vulgar

    NPWA not pleased with anything

    FOOB fell out of bed

    NOM nasty old man

    MFR my favorite rotation
  5. by   BRANDY LPN
    TOBP=tired of being pregnant
    Hi-5 = hiv positive (thank you hippa)
  6. by   Farkinott
    WAFTAM (pronlunced woff-tam)

    Waste of flipping time and money
  7. by   LPN4Life
    CLWR- Call light within reach
  8. by   Repat
    PPP - p*** poor protoplasm
    Last edit by gwenith on May 18, '04 : Reason: language
  9. by   SharkLPN
    Positive Hilton Sign -- pt thinks they're at the Hilton, not a hospital.

    10th Floor Transfer -- (ie dead/dying, as our facility only has nine floors).

    Pillow Therapy -- Take the pillow of your most obnoxious pt and gently yet firmly hold it over their face until the oxygen deprivation buys you a few minutes of peace and quiet.

    And no, I've never done the last. It's darn tempting sometimes though! :chuckle
  10. by   Elenaster
    "STAT CALLBELLECTOMY" for those patients that just love pushing that little button.
  11. by   Marie_LPN, RN
    WTFF--Way Too Frequent Flyer
  12. by   talaxandra
    I know we've already had ***** but a friend of mine gave it a new twist:

    ***** BUNDY - fouled (if you like) up beyond all recognition but unfortunately not dead yet
  13. by   goats'r'us
    Tontine Treatment - (Pillow over the face)
    Rapid Lead Infusion - (bullet in the head)

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