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turfing

MEDICAL SLANG

A term facetiously defined as the foisting* of a patient onto another service or hospital. 

*Inappropriate transferring 

Reference J Gen Intern Med. 1999 Apr; 14(4): 243–248.
doi:  10.1046/j.1525-1497.1999.00325.x

 

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