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Daffynitions and Abbreviations

 

Cardiac patients
MUH (messed up heart),
PBS (pretty bad shape),
PCL (pre-code looking)
HIBGIA (had it before, got it again).


 Trauma patients

CATS (cut all to shreds),
FDGB (fall down, go boom),
TBC (total body crunch) or  HH (hamburger Helper.

 Car Crashers
"Negative Vehicle to Vehicle Interface"
"Terminal Deceleration Syndrome."

 HAZMAT Teams  

"Glow Worms."

 Druggies
"Pharmaceutically Gifted."

 Gunshot wounds
to the head
"Trans-Occipital Implants."

 The Homeless
"Urban Outdoorsmen",

 Endotracheal Intubation
"PVC Challenge."

Taxiitus (tax-itus)
An inflammation to the patients wallet caused by the realization that a they have to pay for a taxi but a ambulance is paid for by medicare

RushPDitius (rush-p-ditus)
An inflammation caused to the Ambulance crew with the realization that the patient made up a medical complaint because they though PD would get there faster.

Dumbassity (Du-mass-ity)
When the presenting problem or presumptive diagnosis should be "patient is a dumb ass"

 

 

 

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