Doctors' Slang, Medical Slang and Medical Acronyms, Veterinary Slang, Veterinary Acronyms
3H enema - Enema that is "high, hot, and a hell of a lot." Reputedly given to patients who give staff a hard time. 3P’s - Pill, Permissiveness and Promiscuity (relates to female patients with sexually transmitted disease) 4F - Fair, fat, female and forty OR fat, forty-ish, flatulent female (both mean abdominal pain patient who is candidate for gall bladder disease) 4H - (US) Haemophiliac, Hispanic, Homosexual, Heroin addict 404 moment – On card rounds - when a patient’s medical records cannot be located (from internet error message: 404 Page Not Found) 5-H-1-T - polite medical term for shit 10th Floor Transfer - dying (floor number is always the next number on from the highest floor in the hospital). 45C - patient is one chromosome short of a full set (thick) AAA (or Triple A): Ay Ay Ay. Precursor to Status Hispanicus. Wound-up Hispanic female unable to tolerate even the small discomfort of removing an adhesive plaster, but not yet full-blown histrionics.