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no-code

[ noh-kohd ]
/ ˈnoʊˌkoʊd /
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noun

Medicine/Medical. a directive not to alert a hospital team to perform emergency resuscitation on a particular patient.Compare code (def. 9).
Medicine/Medical Slang. a patient to whom a no-code applies.

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Medical definitions for no-code

no code

n.

An order given by a physician to refrain from initiating a code blue for a patient undergoing cardiac arrest.
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