(often initial capital letters) a medical emergency in which paramedics are dispatched to aid a person undergoing cardiac arrest.
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Origin of code blue
First recorded in 1980–85
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Medical definitions for code blue
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A medical emergency in which a team of medical personnel work to revive an individual in cardiac arrest.
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