Sunday, January 20, 2013

Hospital Lingo

Frequent Flyer- A repeat customer to the emergency department, often a patient with chronic medical problems, who can't afford to go anywhere else.

Weekend Syndrome- When doctors covering for a colleague on the weekend won't make important decisions, particularly end-of-life ones.

Code brown- A bed full of excrement.." GOT A CODE BROWN IN 214".

GOMER- Short for "get out of my emergency room"- a patient you dread.

Acute lead poisoning- A gunshot wound.


Ellen Whyte said...

Hmmmm, and all written in Sanskrit!

sully86 said...

katz tales: ahahhaah vanakkam !!

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