Accentuate the positive

Unlike the recent utensil tragicomedy, this one will probably have narrower appeal. Still, it was good for a chuckle when overheard at morning report:

    Latina resident: "The patient had no peripheral edema, but was noted to have jello skin."
    New England-bred intern: "Are you referring to the skin turgor?"
    Resident: "No."

Provincial jankee.