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ClinicalSignificanceCode

Name:ClinicalSignificanceCode
Definition:Code identifying the significance or severity level of a clinical event as contained in the originating database.
Type:Data Element
$attribute_name$:$attribute_value$
Version:04-2014
Registration Authority:National Council for Prescription Drug Programs
Source:National Council for Prescription Drug Programs
Values for: ClinicalSignificanceCode
Value Value Meaning
1 Major - Code indicating that an event, transaction, etc. is of the highest importance; action required to prevent adverse drug event.
2 Moderate - Code indicating that an event, transaction, etc. is of mid-level significance; requires thoughtful review before prescribing/dispensing the medication. Risk vs. benefit should be evaluated.
3 Minor - Code indicating a non-life threatening, annoying, or not-well-documented effect which may or may not require a change in drug therapy.
9 Undetermined - value to describe a professional service with variable or unknown severity.
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