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Old 01-20-2006, 22:38   #18
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Unofficial Acronyms
OK... here are the acronyms you shouldn't use on your PCR's:

BOHICA
Bend Over Here It Comes Again
BTFOM
Beats The Fun Outta Me
BTHFOM
Beats The Hairy Fun Outta Me
BWS
Beached Whale Syndrome
CCFCCP
Coo Coo For CoaCoa Puffs
CHAOS
Chief Has Arrived On Scene
CPR
Come Put-em-ta Rest
CRS
Can't Remember Squat
CTD
Circling The Drain (see: Close To Death)
CYA
Cover Your Astric
DFU
Done Funned Up
DIN
Dispatcher Is (going) Nuts - too many alarms
DICCOMNAVAB
Dictionary of Common Naval Abbreviations (US Navy)
DRT
Dead Right There
DRTTTT
Dead Right There, There, There, and There (used after pedestrian/train altercations)
FD
Funen Drunk
FDGB
Fall Down Go Boom
FIBD
Found In Bed Dead
FORD
Found On Road Dead
FUBAR
Fun Up Beyond All Recognition
GOMA
Get Out of My Ambulance
GSH
Giant Sweat Hog
HIF
Hysterical Italian Family (Can be interchangeable)
IBM
Incredible Barfing Man
IDM
it don't matter
IJADAD
I'm Just A Dumb Ambulance Driver (Used in court after a bad call, "I was driving, I didn't even touch the pt)
JFA
Jive Funk Attack or Just Funing Around
LASGLH
Lights And Sirens, Go Like Hell
MAGGOT
Medically Able, Go Get Other Transportation
NTID
Non-Traumatic Injury, Dumbass!
PD
Pretty Drunk
PFO
Pissed and Fell Over
PGD
Pissed and Got Dumped
PIM
Patient Is Mangled
PITA
Pain In The Ask
PST
Positive Samsonite Tendencies, as in the pt. greets you at the door with suitcase in hand
PUHA
Pick Up, Haul ASK!
SHPOS
Sub Human Piece Of Stuff
SNAFU
Situation Normal, All Fun Up.
SOL
Stuff Outta Luck
ABC - Ambulate Before Carry

AFU - All Flustered Up

AHF - Acute Hissy Fit

AQR - Ain't Quite Right

ART - Assuming Room Temperature

BMW - ***** Moan & Whine

BOHICA - Bend Over Here It Comes Again

CATS - Cut All to Shoelaces

CC - Cancel Christmas

CCFCCP - Coo Coo For Cocoa Puffs

CTD - Circling the Drain

DFO - Done Fell Out

DILLIGAF - Do I Look Like I Give a Fun?

DND - Damn Near Dead

DOB - Dead on Bed
DRT - Dead Right There

DPS - Dumb Parent Syndrome

NPS - New Parent Syndrome

DWPA - Dying With Paramedic Assistance

EMT - Empty Minded Troll

EMT - Every Menial Task

EMT - Egg crate Mattress Technician

EMT - Extraordinary Masochistic Tendencies

EMT - Emergency Medical Taxi

EMT - Extra Man on Truck

EMS - Earn Money Sleeping

FDSTW - Found Dead Stayed That Way

FDGB - Fall Down Go Boom

FTD - Fixin To Die

FUBAR - Fun Up Beyond All Recognition

GOMER - Get out of my E.R.

GMC - Groan Moan & Complain.

GRAHOB - Grim Reaper At Head Of Bed

HIBGIA - Had It Before, Got It Again
HBD - He Be Dead

KISS - Keep It Simple Stupid

LOLNAD - Little Old Lady No Acute Distress

LOLFDGB - Little Old Lady Fall Down Go Boom

LDF - Lying Down Fit

MARWB - Met At Road With Bag
MUH - Messed Up Heart

NLPR - No Longer Playing Records

PBAB - Pine Box At Bedside

PBS - Pretty Bad Shape

PCL - Pre Code Looking

PEFYC - Pre Extricated For Your Convenience (through the windshield)

PSO - Passed Smooth Out

PPA - Practicing Professional Alcoholic

TBC - Total Body Crunch

TLC - Tube, Lavage & Charcoal

TMB - Too Many Birthdays
SBD - She Be Dead

SIO - Sleeping It Off

TSL - To Stupid to Live

WADAO - Weak And Dizzy All Over

WUD - Woke Up Dead
ART (assuming room temperature
ABC
Airway, Bury 'em and Call the florist (if you don't do the first you'll be doing the other two)
ABC
Ambulate Before Carry
ABC
Ambulance Before Cruiser (the favored progression from the police point of view)
LOLINAD
Little Old Lady In No Apparent Distress
LOLFOF
Little Old Lady Fell On Floor
WABC
Wallet, Airway, Breathing, Circulation
RTC
Ready To Croak
FTD
Fixin' To Die
TMB
Too Many Birthdays (usually FTD)
HVLT
High Velocity Lead Therapy
CPR
Can't Possibly Recover
CPR
Check Pockets and Run
DRT
Dead Right There
DRTY
Dead Right There...Yesterday
DWPA Dead With Paramedic Assistance
MAD
Met At Door
MARS
Met At Road with Suitcase
FUB
Found Under Bridge
FUC
Found Under Car
DOG
Dead On Ground
FOGD
Found On Ground Dead
DMD
Damn Near Dead
COS
Crock Of Stuff
WPOS
Worthless Piece Of Stuff
ADASTW
Arrived Dead And Stayed That Way
BART
Body Assuming Room Temperature
SPW
Sucking Pond Water
OFD
Obviously ********** Dead
TADB Temporarily Animated Dead Body
FTF
Far Too Fat
HHS
Haitian Hysterical Syndrome (Portuguese, Jamaican, etc.)
TOBAS
Take Out Back And Shoot
AMF-YOYO
Adios, Mother Funer, You're On Your Own
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