Nursing Slang - It's A Thing. How Many Words Do You Actually Know?

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 Mar 07, 2018
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Question: 1/18Pick one!

What do you call the top layer of the skin?

Question: 2/18Pick one!

What is the most accurate way to measure core temperature?

Question: 3/18Pick one!

A patient who develops hives after receving an antibiotic is exhibiting drug:

Question: 4/18Pick one!

What is swimmer's ear?
A heart worm
A hearing type
An infection

Question: 5/18Pick one!

What does vertigo cause?
A rash

Question: 6/18Pick one!

Do you burn calories while sleeping?
It depends on your weight

Question: 7/18Pick Your Answer!

Who are Young Invincibles?
People who think they are superheroes
Young adults who believe they will live forever
Uninsured young adults

Question: 8/18Pick Your Answer!

Why would someone be called a Professional Patient?
They visit the hospital in a business suit
They are doctors who get sick
They fake their illnesses

Question: 9/18Pick Your Answer!

What are Fits?
Temper tantrums
Many nurses fussing over one patient
Sudden attacks of seizures

Question: 10/18Pick Your Answer!

When someone is Fighting Darwin, they are _____.
arguing with the doctors about everything
refusing essential treatment

Question: 11/18Pick Your Answer!

What is a Band-Aid Hospital?
A hospital that fixes everything right away
A hospital that offers minimal care
A hospital that has a policy to apply a band-aid to every injury

Question: 12/18Pick Your Answer!

A Noctor is _____.
a doctor who wants to be a nurse
a nurse who acts like a doctor
a nurse who is in training to become a doctor

Question: 13/18Pick Your Answer!

What does NPS stand for?
New Parent Syndrome
Not Paying Squat
New Patient Sadness

Question: 14/18Pick Your Answer!

A Frequent Flyer is _____.
a patient who visits hospitals for every little health problem
a nurse who works long hours every day of the week
a nurse who takes a lot of vacations

Question: 15/18Pick Your Answer!

Why would someone be called a High Risk Patient?
They have HIV or hepatitis
They get in fights with nurses
They are known for running away from the hospital staff

Question: 16/18Pick Your Answer!

What is a nurse's way to say someone is constipated?
They are a Chocolate Hostage
They are having troubles in the bathroom
They are unable to go

Question: 17/18Pick Your Answer!

Who is called a Slasher or Cutter?
A patient
An NICU Nurse

Question: 18/18Pick Your Answer!

What is a Snorkel?
A tank that is used by excessive smokers
A device used to breath underwater
Endotracheal Breathing Tube
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