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CodeSystem: AdverseEventCategory

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/adverse-event-category Version: 1.0.1
Active as of 2024-04-24 Maturity Level: 1 Responsible: Health Level Seven International Computable Name: AdverseEventCategory
Other Identifiers: OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1251

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

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

Generated Narrative: CodeSystem adverse-event-category

Last updated: 2024-04-24 00:00:00+0000

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

wrong-patient Wrong Patient The adverse event pertains to an event involving the wrong patient, who was not the intended subject.
procedure-mishap Procedure Mishap The adverse event pertains to a procedure mishap.
medication-mishap Medication Mishap The adverse event pertains to a medication mishap, such as wrong dose, route, rate, or duration of administration.
device Device The adverse event pertains to a device.
unsafe-physical-environment Unsafe Physical Environment The adverse event pertains to an unsafe physical environment.
hospital-aquired-infection Hospital Acquired Infection The adverse event pertains to a hospital acquired infection.
wrong-body-site Wrong Body Site The adverse event pertains to the wrong body site.


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