Humorous Medical Abbreviations
Some of the humorous acronyms and abbreviations found written on people's hospital notes. If you would like to submit a humorous acronym or abbreviation to us, please visit our feedback page.
ADR - Ain't Doin' Right.
ART - Assuming Room Temperature (recently deceased).
ATSWWT - Always Thinks Something's Wrong With Them.
CTD - Circling The Drain.
DAAD - Dead As A Doornail.
DRT - Dead Right There.
ETK(T)M - Every Test Known To Man.
FDGB - Fall Down Go Boom.
FFFF - Female, Fat, Forty and Flatulent.
FF or FFY - Frequent Flyer - A patient who returns to a medical provider for everything.
FLD - Funny Looking Dad.
FLK - Funny Looking Kid.
FOS - Full Of ... Stool.
FTD - Fixing To Die.
FTF - Failure To Fly.
FLGD - Familial lack of Genetic Diversity.
FTW - Friggin Train Wreck (patient with multiple problems).
GOK - God Only Knows.
GFPO - Good For Parts Only.
GGTG - Gomers Go To Ground (they fall out of bed or gurneys).
GLM - Good Looking Mum.
GMAGAR - Get Me A Gun And Run (abbreviated to GAR).
GOMER - Get Out of My Emergency Room / Grand Old Man of the Emergency Room.
GTO - Gomer Tip Over.
HHH - Triple H enema - High, Hot, and a Hell of alot.
LGFD - Looks Good From Door.
LOLINAD - Little Old Lady In No Acute Distress.
LOLTWO - Little Old Lady Totally Whacked Out.
MFC - Measure For Coffin.
NFS - Normal For Swindon.
O2T - Oxygen Thief.
ODD&DDR - Out 'De Door and Down 'De Road.
PBBB - Pine Box By Bedside.
PIP - Pyjama Induced Paralysis.
PITA - Pain In The A**.
PJAR - Person Just Ain't Right.
SALT - Same As Last Time.
SNEFS - Sub-Normal Even For Suffolk.
SWAG - Scientific, Wild-A** Guess.
TBW - Tossed By Wave.
TEETH - Tried Everything Else; Try Homeopathy.
TEON - Two Eyes One Nose.
TMB - Too Many Birthdays.
TOBAS - Take Out Back And Shoot.
TSS - Tinted Specs Positive.
TTGA - Told To Go Away.
TUBE - Totally Unnecessary Breast Examination.
VIPIA - Very Important Pain In the A**.
WDWNF - Well Developed Well Nourished Female.