2) In healthcare, someone who is frequently showing up for similar injuries or disorders. Often, this is applied specifically in the world of drug and alcohol rehabilitation (rehab) to somebody who has tried to get sober (clean up or dry out) but has had frequent relapses. According to current statistics, the majority of addicts (80%) are likely to relapse after the first try.
2)“Looks like we’ve got Sandy back again. Room 5. Yup, heroin again. We’ve got her on some Seroquel and an Ativan drip, so at least she’s calm this time. She’s another one of our frequent fliers.”
Sue: Since I am a frequent flier can I get this at half price?