Does saying the word “quiet” jinx the veterinary emergency room? | VETgirl Veterinary Continuing Education Podcasts
In today’s VETgirl online veterinary continuing education podcast, we interview Dr. Amy Butler, DVM, MS, DACVECC on her recent study entitled “The influence of quotations uttered in emergency service triage traffic and hospitalization (Quiet)” which investigated the use of the word “Quiet.” Does saying it increase ER caseload (It doesn’t, but I still want to kick your butt when you say it).
1. Norkus CL, Butler AL, Smarick SD. The influence of quotations uttered in emergency service triage traffic and hospitalization (Quiet). Open Veterinary Journal 2019;9(1):99-102.