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Abbreviation: ' BBB '


Category: Medical Abbreviations [Slang]

Meaning: Blood-Brain Barrier - Surgical Drapes





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 Abbreviations Meaning
MAFATMandatory Anasthaesia F**k Around Time, Precedes Any Incision
SODDISome Other Doctor Did It (when One Medic's Botched Jobs Must Be Put Right/answered For By Someone Else)
CTSCrazier Than Shit
DKADon't/Doesn't Know Anything (but Is Explained To Relatives As Diabetic Ketoacidosis If Challenged)
PPPumpkin Positive - A Penlight Shone Into The Patient's Mouth/ear Would Encounter A Brain So Small That The Whole Head Would Light Up
EDGATWTTTFElevator Doesn't Go All The Way To The Top Floor (questionable IQ)
AHFAcute Hissy Fit
PSSPositive Suitcase Sign - Patients Who Are Repeated Admissions For Prolonged Periods With No Physiological Cause Of Their Problems. They Turn Up At Hospital With Packed Suitcases Ready For Admission
HI5HIV Positive ("V" Being The Roman Numeral For 5)
3HEnema That Is "high, Hot, And A Hell Of A Lot." Reputedly Given To Patients Who Give Staff A Hard Time.
TTJTransfer To Jesus
ALPACAcute Lead Poisoning Air-conditioned - Multiple Gun Shot Wounds
SEPSomebody Else's Problem (not To Be Confused With Sepsis)
OBEOpen Both Ends (known In UK As DNV - Diarrhoea And Vomiting)
VACVultures Are Circling (dying)

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