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Description of event or unsafe condition


Data Element ID: DE15
Name: Description of event or unsafe condition
Version: 1.1
Data Element ISO Name: Event or unsafe condition-Description,ED
Synonym: None defined at this time
Definition: Description of the event that occurred or unsafe condition that exists.
Question: Briefly describe the event that occurred or unsafe condition:
Conditionality: Reserved for future use
Multiple Choice: Not Applicable
Form Name: Healthcare Event Reporting Form (HERF)
Data Set: Reserved for future use
Setting: Hospitals, including outpatient pharmacies and outpatient departments located within the hospital
Language: U.S. English
Comments: None defined at this time
Description of Change: Not applicable for this release
Go-To Logic: Refer to Common Formats Flow Charts
Guide For Use: Describe the specifics of the incident, near miss or unsafe condition in your own words, as best you know them at this time. There will be an opportunity to supplement this information as more details become known.

This information is not transmitted to the Network of Patient Safety Databases (NPSD).
Format: Not Applicable
HL7 Data Type: Encapsulated Data (ED)
Data Type: Character
Maximum Length: 1000
Answer Code Answer ID Answer Value Code System Code System Name
Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable
Effective Date: 03/31/2010
Until Date: - -
Update Date: - -
Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Submitting Organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Date of Submission: 03/31/2010
Responsible Organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Creator: John C. Moquin
Data Steward: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
References: No specific reference at this time
Rationale for Change: Not Applicable
Administrative Status: Final
Administrative Status Date: 03/31/2010
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