Quiz: A Proud Nurse Should Be Able To Score 10/15 On This Test!


"FTF" stands for ______.

Nurse slang and langauge quiz. Nurse slang. Do you know nurse lingo? How well can you guess these nurse phrases?

 Jun 10, 2017

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A "frequent flyer" is someone that _____.
is a regular patient in the hospital
a visiting doctor
runs around a lot

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The "stream team" is the team of ____.
plastic surgeon

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What is it when a nurse endures "chart dehiscence"?
You drop your chart and all the contents fall out
You lose your stethoscope
A patient really needs your assistance

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The prefixes "hemo" and "hema" both stand for ____.

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The medical term for a "headache" is actually called _____.
brain fart

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Call lines _____.
are the absolute worst and mock your dreams
are for rookies
are a great safety procedure

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What does it mean if the patient is "fighting Darwin"?
They are refusing essential treatment through stuborness
They like to leave their room a lot
They have a kind soul

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"FTF" stands for ______.
For Treatment Farts
Forever to Fall
Failure to Fly

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If a patient is a "PITA", that stands for _______.
Prime In the Ag
Perfect In The Armchair
Pain In The Arse

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What is a "lantern test"?
Providing bedside care
A test to see if the doctor is meeting
To shine a pen light into a patient's mouth

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The memebranes that cover the brain and the spinal cord are called _____.
brain juice
cerebrospinal fluid

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Blood sugar that is less than 120 ______.
is an indicator of high blood pressure
is average
is a sign of diabetes

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The suffixes -dynia and -algia mean ______.

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For painful cases of terminal cancer, you might give a patient _________
Frequent Flyer
Happy Juice

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Wha is a code nurses use for panicky new parents?
Stream Team
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