Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Emergency Codes

We are all familiar with the ubiquitous code blue, so much so that we refer to it as "a code" or "coding". However, there are lots of codes, sometimes a little strange. fire may be Code red, or it may be Dr. Red, Dr. Pyro, or Dr. Firestone. I recently saw a pediatric arrest code, "Code Sesame", violent pt may be Dr. Strong, Dr. Allcome, code violet, Dr. Armstrong, etc. Then, there is the colloquial Code Brown to indicate a shitty mess. wringsa

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