Medical Slang

I recently read a Cracked article on medical slang and it was really funny. Doctors work in a very challenging field, emotionally as well as intellectually, and they clearly need an escape valve. I’ve served in the Army Infantry and as a Deputy Sheriff and now work in software engineering. Talking trash has always worked to help release anger and frustration and defuse stressful situations and it’s easy to see why it would work in medicine.

Links:

http://www.cracked.com/article_16302_8-medical-terms-your-doctor-uses-insult-you.html

http://www.messybeast.com/dragonqueen/medical-acronyms.htm

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