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nursing codes

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code red
FIRE, return to your department/unit
code blue
Medical emergency ADULT
call emergency number
Code white
Medicare emergency PEDIATRIC
call emergency number
pink
Infant abduction (<1 year of age)
monitor hallways & stairwells
purple
Child abduction (>1 year of age)
monitor hallways & stairwells
Black
severe weather/tornado
return to your department/unit
gray
combative person
contact security/protect persons/self
silver
person with weapon/hostage
contact security
green
missing person/elopement
monitor hallways & stairwells
code triage - internal
disaster - inside the building
return to your department/unit
code triage - external
distaster - outside/community
prepare for incoming casualties
orange
hazardous materials spill/release
contact Haz-Mat team
yellow
bomb threat
return to your department/unit