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Word docs: New phrases for the emergency room

There's some fun for wordsmiths over at The Central Line, the blog of the American College of Emergency Physicians. They've posted medical-centric neologisms, such as:

Dead celebrity effect - the surge in patient volume when a celebrity suffers from some severe or deadly process. A related process is the Hystericus reportercillium in which whatever illness is in the news is immediately contracted by one third of your patient population (e.g., Swine Flu), even those without any symptoms.

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