Medical slang and acronyms have at all times been a part of the popular culture of medication. The slang often makes humorous reference to characteristics related to sufferers or affected person care. But sometimes, the commentary is crude, sarcastic, derogatory, offended, distasteful or downright hurtful. An addition, medical acronyms and affected person mispronunciations have even been recognized to make it into a patient chart or two. The language of medicine is stuffed with lots of, maybe hundreds, of abbreviated reference to medical illnesses and humorous examples of phonetic misadventures. For example CAD means coronary artery disease whereas COPD means persistent obstructive pulmonary illness. Sadly (or fortuitously relying in your standpoint), medical doctors and nurses have created their very own underground slang and acronym language to describe their experiences around them. Some folks name medical slang an art type. People might contemplate it unethical.

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