TV Hospital Codes: Decoded!

Decode hospital protocol on your favorite TV show with this comprehensive guide!

TV Hospital Codes: Decoded!

By Toni Gasparis

Ever wonder what the codes are for hospitals while you’re watching your weekly medical TV show? Get one step ahead and prepare yourself for any situation while watching an episode by having these codes in your arsenal.

Code Red

The color red is predictably used to alert the building of a fire. Attractive firemen to help handle the situation are sure to appear on-screen soon.

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