THE Q WORD PODCAST
A podcast for Emergency Nurses and the people who rely on them. Sometimes irreverent, sometimes emotional, and often unbelievable - like the ER itself. Tips, taboos, and the culture of Emergency Nurses.
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DEFINITION: the "Q" Word (source: The Urban Dictionary)
The "Q" Word (Q=Quiet) is a word known in the Emergency Services as a punishable offensive word. Whenever the word is muttered, the night (or day) becomes flooded with emergency calls.
"Man it sure is quiet tonight..."
"Why'd you just say the "Q" Word, dude?!"
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