The Secret Language of Doctors

Submitted by: buddy 12 years ago Science
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/967247/posts

Site lists the secret acronyms doctors use to describe patients, like CTD - Circling the Drain (expected to die soon)
There are 12 comments:
Female 28
ha! i always get told glm, i gotta tell my mom that, or maybe not... that is just disturbing, but histarical.
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Male 125
They didn`t list PPPPPPT. "Piss Poor Piece of Protoplasm, Poorly Put Together." I`ve seen it refering to people that come in with lots of different problems.
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Female 6
Why is TTFO transalated into "Told to go away" where the FO doesn`t match "go away"? Maybe because it actually means "F off"
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Female 368
ugh free republic...

amusing article though...just wish the link had been directly to the bbc site.

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Male 938
wasting another bit of my time.
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Female 91
Next time I have to go to the emergency room I`m keepin my ears open for "CTD".
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Male 3,060
i loved that! that`s really funny stuff.
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Female 476
lol yeah too much white indeed nneri...but otherwise amusing...(spoken like a true old man eh?)there i go again,,
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Male 89
I think thats funny. Humor like that in serious situations is always funny.
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Female 14
that was totally not funny, ha. just plain confusing. it has nothing to do with medical terminology.
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Female 992
I can`t read that, it`s too boring! Too..much..white...
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Male 10,115
Link: The Secret Language of Doctors [Rate Link] - Site lists the secret acronyms doctors use to describe patients, like CTD - Circling the Drain (expected to die soon)

Hrm.

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