One of my residents used the phrase, "We need to touch base with _____." Like every other sentence that came out of her mouth.
"That's it. I'm running away to join the circus."
Erm, Dr Grumpy, I read your blog. You *did* join the circus.
"1 mg lorazepam q4-6h prn"
My most recent overused phrase on a service where seemingly no amount of bowel regimen can bring on the poop: "I'd like to give you a dose of lactulose."
I had one attending who used to always say "six of one, half dozen of the other." Drove me freaking nuts.
We need to discharge plan.