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30 MOST COMMON INTERVIEW QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS

Slang in medicine

Acades vulgaris - medical students
Appy - person with suspected appendicitis
Ax(e) - surgeon
Baby catcher - obstetrician
Banana - patient with jaundice
Beached whale - obese patient
Betty - a patient with diabetes
Blood Suckers - those who take blood samples
Blown Mind - gunshot wound to the head
Blue Pipe - vein
Boneheads - orthopaedics
Bordeaux - bloodstained urine
Box - to die
Bug Juice - antibiotics
BUNDY - But Unfortunately Not Dead Yet
Cabbage - heart bypass
Captain Kangaroo - chairman of a paediatrics department
Chocolate Hostage - constipated
Cock Doc urologist
Coffee and a Newspaper - Patient is Constipated
Crumble (crumbly) - elderly patient
Dement - Alzheimer patient
Departure lounge - geriatric ward
Disco biscuits - the clubbers' drug ecstasy
Dishwasher - sterilization machine
Eternal Care - Intensive Care
Freud Squad - psychiatrists
Gassers / Gas Passers - anaesthetists
GLM - good looking mum
Grapes - haemorrhoids
Guessing tubes - stethoscope
Guts and Butts - general surgery
Hasselhoff - term for any patient who shows up in the emergency room with an injury for which there is a bizarre explanation
Head whack - head injury
House red - blood
Inbreds - doctors whose parents are also doctors
Meat hooks - surgical instruments
Metabolic clinic - the tea room
Molar masher - dentist
Neuron - Neurologist
Obs and gobs - obstetrics and gynaecology
Orthopod - orthopaedic doctor
Paws Up - dead
Pee Pee Docs - urology
Pediatron - paediatrician
Shadow gazer - radiologist
Squash - brain
Trick cyclists - psychiatrists
Twitch - hypochondriac
Unclear medicine - nuclear medicine
Vampires - those who take blood samples
Very Close Veins - varicose veins
White Mice - tampons
Wig picker - therapist or psychologist

 

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