V.I.P. syndrome

V.I.P. 'syndrome'

A “condition” caused when a very important person–V.I.P. by virtue of fame, position or claim on public interest–disrupts the normal course of Pt care in a hospital. See Chief 'syndrome, ' Code Purple.
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