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    Makes our terminology for users look tame

    The medical profession's equivalent of PEBCAK, PICNIC and ID-TEN-T seems to be a lot harsher than our terms of affection for users!

    BBC NEWS | Health | Doctor slang is a dying art

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    Dr Fox recounts the tale of one doctor who had scribbled TTFO - an expletive expression roughly translated as "Told To Go Away" - on a patient's notes
    Well phrased BBC, well phrased. In the same way STFU is "Please quieten your voice a bit kind sir" and RTFM is "Have you perchance had a minute to read the instruction booklet that came with said appliance?"

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    I knew of quite a few of these - my aunt is a Ward Sister..hehe...some I really rather like!

    Code Yellow - a patient who has lost control of his or her bladder
    DFKDFC - Don't fscking know, don't fscking care
    Departure lounge - geriatric ward
    LOBNH - Lights On But Nobody Home

    I think I just found some new quick-answers to keep "Layer 8 Error" company on the helpdesk..
    Last edited by Sirbendy; 8th March 2011 at 11:52 AM.

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    aww when i was doing my nurse training we weren't allowed to use them!

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    I think my favourite has to be "Pumpkin Positive"

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    Departure lounge - geriatric ward

    made me LOL like an idiot, I'm remembering that one! Hahaha!

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    aww when i was doing my nurse training we weren't allowed to use them!


    I feel that any other comment would result in a perma-ban!

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    lol!

    Do you know what they call the morgue?

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    Not a clue - do tell please Little-Miss Nurse.

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