Medical abbreviations and what they really mean.
"Patient just had a BM."
BM = Bowel Movement
BM = Bed's a Mess
"This guy's DNR."
DNR = Do Not Resuscitate
DNR = Demented Nursing-home Resident
"Looks like he's acquired a MRSA infection."
MRSA = Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
MRSA = Maybe we should Refill the Sanitizers Already
"I need the test done STAT"
STAT = statim (Latin for immediately)
STAT = Sometime Tonight, At the latest Tomorrow
"Another UTI for this one."
UTI = Urinary Tract Infection
UTI = Uh oh, no one Took the catheter out In weeks