code red


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A message announced over a hospital’s public address system warning the staff of
(1) A fire occurring in the facility, indicating that emergency measures should be taken
(2) Weather conditions that are potentially hazardous to health due to pollutants and/or high air temperatures
(3) A patient arriving with burns
(4) An external disaster and incoming casualties with life-threatening injuries

code red

Public health A message announced over a hospital's public address system indicating that
1. A fire is occurring in the facility, or.
2. There are weather conditions that are potentially hazardous to health by dint of pollutants and/or high air temperatures.

code red

(kōd red)
A vague term for an oral directive that indicates immediate danger (e.g., fire, inclement weather, overcrowding of ER areas).
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