Medical Dictionary

no code

noun \ ˈnō- \

medical Definition of no code

1 : an order not to revive or sustain a patient who experiences a life-threatening event (as heart stoppage)
  • dislikes putting a no code on patients
  • —Gail A. Campbell
2 : a patient assigned a no code
  • whether a…patient should be made a no code
  • —Sabrina D. Jarvis

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