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code blue

1. A medical emergency in which a team of medical personnel work to revive an individual in cardiac arrest.
2. An order given to initiate such work.
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code′ blue′

(often caps.) a medical emergency in which paramedics are dispatched to aid a person undergoing cardiac arrest.
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Code Blue

n código azul (Ang), anuncio por parlante de emergencia solicitando a los médicos para realizar medidas de reanimación a un paciente en paro cardiorrespiratorio
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