Technically, there’s no formal definition for a “Code”, but doctors often use the term as slang for a cardiopulmonary arrest happening to a patient in a hospital or clinic, requiring a team of providers (sometimes called a “code team”) to rush to the specific location and begin immediate resuscitative efforts. Each hospital or clinic can decide how it wishes to manage and inform staff of potential emergencies.”Code Red” and “Code Blue” are both terms that are often used to refer to a cardiopulmonary arrest, but other types of emergencies (for example bomb threats, terrorist activity, child abductions, or mass casualties) may be given “Code” designations too. Colors, numbers, or other designations may follow a “Code” announcement to identify the type of emergency that is occurring.
Tags Bomb threats Cardiopulmonary arrest Child abductions Code Code Blue Code Red Doctors Hospital or clinic Immediate resuscitative efforts Inform staff of potential emergencies Mass casualties Terrorist activity Types of emergency
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