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Abbreviation: ' CYA '

Category: Medical Abbreviations [Slang]

Meaning: Cover Your Ass; Unnecessary Procedure/prescription Done To Avoid Being Sued

Other abbreviations from this category

 Abbreviations Meaning
EMSEarn Money Sleeping (joke At Expense Of Emergency Medical Service)
IOTCIcing On The Cake - Lethal Tumor Discovered In The X-rays Of A Heart Attack Victim.
PEFYCPre Extricated For Your Convenience (RTA Victim That Has Gone Through Windscreen)
FTDFixing To Die
TFTBToo Fat To Breathe
SHAShip His Ass (when Patients Refuse To Be Discharged).
COPDChronic Old Persons Disease (unwell, No Specific Cause)
SBASilver Bracelet Award - Patient Is A Prisoner Brought In Wearing Cuffs
UFOUnidentified Frozen Object: Unidentified Dead Homeless Person In The Winter
GOAGone On Arrival (police Turn Up, Ambulance Turns Up, Fire Brigade Turns Up, Patient Doesn't)
SHSSullen, Hostile, Stupid (often An Inner City Drug/alcohol Addict)
JNRJust Not Right (something Is Wrong, But No Diagnosis Has Been Made Yet)
GOLPGeneralised Old Lady Pains
BSSBilateral Samsonite Syndrome: Patient Admitted With Both Their Bags Packed In Preparation
TMIThree Meaningless Initials (e.g. John Smith, TMI - Applied To Medics With Qualifications Rather Than Ability)

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