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What Do Doctors Mean When They Say “Stat” to Someone?

Why Do Doctors Say ‘Stat?’ Doctors and nurses say that when they need something immediately. It’s the short form of the Latin word, “statim” and means “quick” or “right now” or something like that. For example: “I need to get this patient into the ER stat!” Doctors will say it when they are in a […]

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