What's The Weirdest Name You've Heard A Patient Name Her Baby? - page 191
Hi, I was wondering about some of those weird names that you've probably encountered in L&D and PP. I remember when I had my maternity rotation a couple of weeks ago, one of the nurses said she... Read More
Jan 20, '10Joined: Oct '07; Posts: 836; Likes: 539I had a patient during my OB rotation who named her baby boy Jalexander (pronounced exactly as spelled). Sigh.
Jan 20, '10Joined: Sep '06; Posts: 4Niveah (Heaven backwards) is getting really popular here in Southern California in the 15-19 year old demographic.
Areola is the other name I just don't understand.
Jan 20, '10Joined: Mar '09; Posts: 3,522; Likes: 3,435Quote from RhodyGirl-SNI think I missed the humor in this one ... ... I keep repeating it to myself but nothing is registering, I'm trying to see how much worse it is than Saliva or PlacentaI had a patient during my OB rotation who named her baby boy Jalexander (pronounced exactly as spelled). Sigh.
Jan 22, '10Occupation: School Nurse Specialty: 4 year(s) of experience in Med Office, Home Health, School Nurse ; Joined: Oct '09; Posts: 390; Likes: 422I went to elementary school with a girl named Sunshine Honeybutter (I'm dead serious....how crazy!) and I went to high school with a girl whose last name was Swallows....she got married to a guy with the last name of Seaman...and kept her maiden name as her middle name (obviously she wasn't thinking!) Now she's Anna Swallows Seaman! That too, is for real. How funny!
Jan 23, '10Occupation: OB nursing Specialty: Antepartum, L&D, Postpartum ; Joined: Mar '08; Posts: 72; Likes: 96Latest interesting ones:
Jan 25, '10Joined: Jul '06; Posts: 1,813; Likes: 1,630Yesterday, I saw one of those "In memory of" decals on a car window.
It said, "In memory of "Moe" Lester".
Jan 27, '10Occupation: Theatre practitioner Specialty: Obs & gynae theatres ; From: UK ; Joined: Dec '07; Posts: 149; Likes: 89Ella-May.
I misheard it as LMA (laryngeal mask airway). Well, I was scrubbed at the time (c-section).
Jan 27, '10Occupation: post-intensive & telemetry Specialty: med-surg, telemetry ; From: US ; Joined: Aug '09; Posts: 28; Likes: 19I went to school with a guy named Harry Heyman.
Jan 27, '10Occupation: RN Specialty: Critical Care ; From: US ; Joined: Oct '09; Posts: 134; Likes: 36twins boys their names were pronounced "oh-ron-jah-low" and "lay-mon-jah-low" but they we spelled orange jello and lemon jello..... smh poor kids
Jan 27, '10Occupation: RN Specialty: Critical Care ; From: US ; Joined: Oct '09; Posts: 134; Likes: 36Quote from SARAHRN2003nIveah isnt heavEn spelled backwards.. but i get what your saying!Niveah (Heaven backwards) is getting really popular here in Southern California in the 15-19 year old demographic.
Areola is the other name I just don't understand.Last edit by LovelyOverload on Jan 27, '10
Jan 27, '10Occupation: RN Specialty: Critical Care ; From: US ; Joined: Oct '09; Posts: 134; Likes: 36Quote from leslietheresehey i didnt see your post about orange jello lemon jello lol are they from okc?I worked in an inner city primary care clinic..
orangejello/ lemonjello (twins)
Le-a (pronounced Le-DASH-a)
sh*thead (pronounced SHI-THEE-ODD)
and no i'm not kidding!!!!
and the best...
First: Tracheal Middle: Malacia !!!!
Jan 29, '10From: US ; Joined: Jan '10; Posts: 1,961; Likes: 1,206Not a patient of mine but I was looking at an old yearbook once and there was a girl named Ima Pigg. I'm guessing that was short for Imagene. And a guy named Brian Big Meat. I laughed for hours over that one....