Meaning of no-code

no-code

Pronunciation: (nō'kōd"), [key]
— n.
  1. a directive not to alert a hospital team to perform emergency resuscitation on a particular patient. Cf.(def. 9).
  2. a patient to whom a no-code applies.
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