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code

(1) Any systematic collection of laws, regulations, or rules.(2) Shorthand for any of the various building codes,such as, for example,“This historic property has been updated and meets all current code requirements.”

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The relationship between religious affiliation and likelihood of responding with a slow code was not significant.
However, no support was found for the hypothesis that physicians with a strong religious affiliation would be less likely to perform a slow code.
Was a slow code the only way to satisfy everyone involved at the moment, or was the decision made to avoid further conflict with the family?