HL7 Terminology (THO)
3.0.0 - Publication

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CodeSystem: AdverseEventCategory


Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/adverse-event-category
Status:Draft as of 4/9/20, 9:10 PM (Standards Status: Draft)

Overall categorization of the event, e.g. product-related or situational.

Publisher:HL7 (FHIR Project)
Committee:Patient Care
Content:Complete: All the concepts defined by the code system are included in the code system resource
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1251 (for OID based terminology systems)
Value Set:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/adverse-event-category ( is the value set for all codes in this code system)
Source Resource:XML / JSON / Turtle

This Code system is referenced in the content logical definition of the following value sets:

This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/adverse-event-category defines the following codes:

wrong-patient Wrong PatientThe adverse event pertains to an event involving the wrong patient, who was not the intended subject.
procedure-mishap Procedure MishapThe adverse event pertains to a procedure mishap.
medication-mishap Medication MishapThe adverse event pertains to a medication mishap, such as wrong dose, route, rate, or duration of administration.
device DeviceThe adverse event pertains to a device.
unsafe-physical-environment Unsafe Physical EnvironmentThe adverse event pertains to an unsafe physical environment.
hospital-aquired-infection Hospital Acquired InfectionThe adverse event pertains to a hospital acquired infection.
wrong-body-site Wrong Body SiteThe adverse event pertains to the wrong body site.


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