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Definition

unintended event that has negative influence upon healthcare processes

 

This is a concrete item and can be implemented directly

Term: adverse event; 
Plural: adverse events; 

Notes

NOTE 1 'Iatrogenesis' or 'iatrogeny' is a common cause of adverse events.

NOTE 2 adverse events can occur during appropriate healthcare activities

NOTE 3 adverse events may cause harm

Examples

EXAMPLES

Required associations

a number of adverse events influences one or more healthcare processes
exactly one adverse event requires exactly one adverse event management

Optional associations

Generalisations

    unintended event
adverse event

Specialisations

adverse event


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