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gork

1. slang An initialism for "God Only Really Knows," a notation sometimes used by medical professionals on the chart of a patient who could not be properly diagnosed. The term has been criticized for being unprofessional and insensitive. Oh great, the diagnosis listed is "GORK"—how does that help me to treat the patient?
2. noun, offensive slang A derogatory medical term for a patient whose brain is no longer functioning, requiring the use of machines to keep them alive. That guy's a gork, so the family needs to decide whether or not to leave him on the respirator.
3. verb, slang To sedate a patient. I gorked that patient because he kept trying to hit any nurse that came near him.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

gorked (out)

Sl. heavily sedated; knocked out. Once the patient was gorked, he was more cooperative. The guy in Room 226 is totally gorked out now.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

gork

(gork)
1. n. a fool; a dupe. Martin acts like such a gork sometimes.
2. and GORK in. an alleged hospital chart notation of the diagnosis God only really knows. (Hospitals.) I see old Mr. Kelly is in again with a hundred complaints. His chart says GORK.
3. tv. to give a patient sedation. (Hospitals.) Dr. Wilson says to gork the patient in 226.

GORK

verb
See gork

gorked

verb
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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"I don't remember much other than having around doctors in the room, some injecting me, hooking me to drips, physically pulling clots out of me & one comforting Gorks who was beside himself in the corner."
She continued: "2hrs later I was alone with Gorks & Mia blissfully happy in a ward when I suddenly felt extremely unwell.
"I don't remember much other than having around nine doctors in the room, some injecting me, hooking me to drips, physically pulling clots out of me and one comforting Gorks."
"I don't remember much other than nine doctors injecting me, hooking me to drips, physically pulling clots out of me and one comforting Gorks, who was beside himself in the corner.
She continued: "Two hours later I was alone with Gorks & Mia blissfully happy in a ward when I suddenly felt extremely unwell.
She wrote: "Gorks took this picture a few hours after my waters broke.
Atkinson told ITV's Lorraine: "What I personally love about working out with Gorks is that he's good at motivating me.
The rest is history and I cannot wait to see what the future holds with you Gorks!"
The only other chances in a drab opening 45 minutes were two headers from Royals' centre-backs Alex Pearce and Kaspars Gorks that flew off target.
When told about reports that one of the five CIA informants arrested was a man who owned the property next to bin Laden's compound which was used by the CIA as a safe house, Gorks said: "Well, if that's true, that is very unfortunate."
A physician as well as a philosopher, Kass is well aware of just how difficult it can be to treat patients who are rapidly losing ground; house officers refer to them as "gorks," "gomers," and "Vegetables." He suggests that making assisted death an option Will impede the ability of physician to enter fully into the task of caring for their patients.(34)
A private, blackly humorous lingo described the casualties that sometimes poured into hospital emergency rooms at the rate of five every five minutes--"expectants' (expected to die), "crispy critters' (burn victims), "gorks' (irrevocably brain-damaged), "train wrecks' (massive multiple injuries)--but beneath the humor was despair.
Our beautiful baby daughter arrived on Thursday 4th July and myself and Gorks couldn't be happier," she wrote.