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20 Funny Slang Terms used by Nurses

Slang terms and acronyms are frequent in nursing. Here is a short list of some of the funnier terms used to describe everything from troublesome patients, to kind old grandmothers. Noctor Definition: A nurse who has recently attended a seminar and now behave like doctor. Usage: That nurse thinks she knows everything, she's such a noctor. NPS (New Parent Syndrome) Definition: A propensity to bring your newborn child to the hospital for trivial health concerns. Used in charting. Usage: Baby had hiccups, sent home. NPS…

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