22 definitions by 1992peter

Sevo is short for Sevoflurane.
1.Start the sevo.
2. All right.
3. Here we go Mr. Mckenzaly, you will start feeling sleepy.
4. Allo right.
5. He's out.
6. All right. Let's Intubate.
7. All right
by 1992peter March 27, 2010
An oscillator is an HFOV.
2. An oscillator is a medical device used in the hospital when a conventional ventilator isn't working, and/or the patient's lungs are to fragile to tollerate opening, and closing. It shoots several hundred breaths per minute into the patient's lungs at very small puffs, so the lungs can rest, and they don't have to open and close, and while they are resting, the patient is still being ventilated.
1. Is he on his oscillator?
2. Yes.
3. He's on the Sensormedics 3100A Oscillator.
4. All right.
by 1992peter February 14, 2010
MV
Short for Mechanical Ventilator.

A MV or mechanical ventilator is a device that assists with breathing as by a mask over the patient's mouth, and nose, or more commonly by a breathing tube also known as an ET or Endotracheal tube placed into the patient's airway or trachea.
1. He was on an MV for five years before they got him on a CPAP machine, and just weaned him off like THAT.
2. Are you serious?
3. Yes!!!!!!
4. Wow.
by 1992peter March 26, 2010
UTL
Unable To Locate.
I'm UTL.
All right. WAIT, I SEE HIM. He's standing behind the bushes.
by 1992peter February 14, 2010
A person who has MNS.

This person is considered strange in some eyes but to some people particularly nurses in a hospital or Drs. is considered up their alley. This person is considered a Medical Nerd or MN because they love medical equipment, and/or love to talk about Drs. and nurse's jobs a lot, or some people just love studying the human body.
1. This dude is a Medical Nerd.
2. I know.
3. He tried to steal a pulse oximeter from the hospital one time, and the nurses just laughed at him, and took the pulse oximeter back.
4. What brand was the pulse oximeter?
5. It was Ohmeda 3760
6. Oh.
by 1992peter January 11, 2010
PO
Short for Pulse Oximeter.

A PO is a device used to monitor the oxygen in a patient's blood. It shines light through a patient's finger, toe, nose, earlobe, or the patient's forhead, and another sensor on the other side of the light wave measures how the light is being absorbed.
1. He's on a PO machine, and they are going to have to put hom on the ventilator, because his oxygen is 85 so he is having another set of desat episodes.
by 1992peter March 27, 2010

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