fixing to die

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fixing to die

Nearing death; likely to die. That patient isn't doing well at all—I think he's fixing to die.
See also: die, fix

fixing to die

and FTD
preparing to die. (Hospital jocular, cruel word play.) Yes, he’s going. FTD. Circling the drain. Bed 205 is fixin’ to die. Call the family.
See also: die, fix
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I also learned a new abbreviation that I don't plan to use in my charting: FTD (Fixin to Die), definitely the patients in need of the Rapid Response Team!