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gomer

(gō′mər)
n. Slang
1. An unsophisticated person; a yokel.
2. A patient considered irksome by a health care provider, especially a patient with chronic complaints that are trivial or unresponsive to repeated treatment.
A derogatory American acronym for an older, often cantankerous patient, which may be used by medical students and interns on the wards of some US teaching hospitals.

gomer

Medtalk A derogatory acronym–Get Out of My Emergency Room–for any cantankerous Pt, used by some medical students and interns on the wards of some US teaching hospitals. Cf Gork.
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She told the court that although Farinha, of Feering Street, Newport, had hatched the plan with his co-defendant, he backed out and Gomer had carried out the robbery alone.
x GOMER Rodney (Ronnie) When I think of happy times, I always think of you, Dad, It's nice to think of happy times, for every time I do, My heart is filled with all the love that I'll always feel for you.
A member of the Ontario Bobsleigh and Skeleton Association wrote: "RIP Gomer.
Dinefwr -- A Phoenix in Wales Gerald Morgan (Gwasg Gomer, PS19.
Gomer has previous convictions for drugs offences since 2008 but had managed to wean himself off drugs.
Rwan mae'r cyhoeddwyr wedi mynd un cam ymhellach, ac wedi cyhoeddi argraffiad cain, clawr caled, o'r casgliad, fel y cyntaf yn y gyfres newydd Clasuron Gomer.
Gareth Wyatt flew over for Newport's fifth try on the hour, Craig Attwell's interception put the hosts 39-15 up and Gomer Davies finished off an upbeat home performance.
Gomer Davies will partner Ashley Smith in midfield, with Rory Sidey the man to make way, while Black returns at loose-head at the expense of Hugh Gustafson.
95 Parc yn y ddinas yw cefndir Cyfres Parc Deri gan wasg Gomer ac mae'r ail deitl, Pryderi Mewn Picil, newydd ei gyhoeddi Parc Deri yw cartref rhai o'r cymeriadau anwylaf erioed - Derwyn Derw, Dwynwen y Draenog, Lleucu'r Wiwer Lwyd, Rhiannon y Robin, Waldo'r Gwningen, a Ct Cwac; ac yn y stori hon mae golwg bryderus iawn ar bob un ohonyn nhw.
Tries by wing Gareth Wyatt, centre Rhodri Gomer Davies and lock Luke Charteris led Paul Turner's men back to winning ways in the Magners League and saved them from setting a new record of four successive home defeats.
Except, of course, that Willis is no Jack Nicholson and the speech, as written, sounds as if it should come from Gomer Pyle, not a two-star general.
Frank Gomer has been named President and Chief Operating Officer of the newly formed TNCi Systems Group.