The OTHER problem with our healthcare system...

...Terminology! From a couple of emails:

  • Benign: What you be after you be eight. 
  • Bacteria: Door to the cafeteria. 
  • Barium: What doctors do when patients die. 
  • Cesarean Section: A neighborhood in Rome. 
  • Catscan: Searching for Kitty. 
  • Cauterize: Made eye contact with her. 
  • Colic: A sheep dog. 
  • Coma: A punctuation mark. 
  • D&C: Where Washington is. 
  • Dilate: To live long. 
  • Enema: Not a friend. 
  • Fester: Quicker than someone else. 
  • Fibula: A small lie. 
  • G.I. Series: World Series of military baseball. 
  • Hangnail: What you hang your coat on. 
  • Impotent: Distinguished, well known. 
  • Labor Pain: Getting hurt at work.
  • Medical Staff: A Doctor's cane. 
  • Morbid: A higher offer than I bid. 
  • Nitrates: Cheaper than day rates. 
  • Node: I knew it. 
  • Outpatient: A person who has fainted. 
  • Pap Smear: A fatherhood test. 
  • Pelvis: Second cousin to Elvis. 
  • Post Operative: A letter carrier. 
  • Recovery Room: Place to do upholstery. 
  • Rectum: Damn near killed him. 
  • Secretion: Hiding something. 
  • Seizure: Roman emperor. 
  • Tablet: A small table. 
  • Terminal Illness: Getting sick at the airport. 
  • Tumor: More than one. 
  • Urine: Opposite of mine. 
  • Varicose: Near by/close by.

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