Saturday, November 21, 2009

Nosicomial Paraplegia

nosicomial= hospital acquired
paraplegia= lack of use of legs, or, lack of being able to walk or help oneself onto the commode or bed, or even lift oneself up into a seated position to get whatever you need from the bedside table.

4 comments:

Nurse Practitioners Save Lives said...

Love it! It also strikes family members who visit the hospital too. I used to get really aggravated by someone asking a nurse to get the patient a drink and it's right in front of them on the table. Help them yourself for God's sake!

rain jimz said...

nosicomial po ba? or nosocomial?? not to offend lang po..im just still a nursing student but based on my knowledge nosocomial po sya not nosicomial.. hospital acquired naman sabi mu dba? -padaan lang po sa blog mu;)-

miss-elaine-ious said...

You caught me. NOSOCOMIAL. :)

Griselda said...

The dude is totally right, and there is no suspicion.