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Regional slang for a physician who resists admitting patients to the hospital or to a particular ward or service at all costs
Be a Wall, Man! A supplication by other house staff physicians, imploring an admitting doctor to protect them from admission of more patients, due to exhaustion, or lack of interest–i.e., protect me from more patients; be an impregnable barrier (wall).
T Trimble, ENW Emergi-Lexicon, ENW.org