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Patient—adverse event indicator

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term568049
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 29/08/2014
Definition:Help on this termAn indicator of whether an adverse event occurred to the patient.

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Object class:Patient
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A person for whom a health service accepts responsibility for treatment and or care.

Specialisation of:Help on this termPerson/group of persons

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Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Property attributes

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Property:Adverse event indicator
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An indicator of whether there is an occurrence of an adverse event.

An adverse event is any harmful event befalling a patient while in the care of the health system. Such an event may be the result of professional negligence, systems failure, mistakes, fatigue or other causes.
Property group:Help on this termIllness and/or Injury event

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Patient—adverse event indicator, yes/no code N Health, Standard 29/08/2014

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