Trauma ‘Code Crimson’ Pathway

Trauma Code Crimson Pathway ‘Code Crimson’ is a term that has commonly been used by hospital-based teams managing patients with life-threatening haemorrhage that is refractory to resuscitation. The purpose of a ‘Code Crimson’ activation is to streamline patient access to definitive intervention, including an operating theatre or interventional radiology suite. ‘Code Crimson’ is the topic of surgical grand rounds on the 17th of February. More information can be found on the NSW Institute of Trauma and Injury Management website (

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