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Description of location of event or unsafe condition


Data Element ID: DE18
Name: Description of location of event or unsafe condition
Version: 1.1
Data Element ISO Name: Event or unsafe condition-Location,ED
Synonym: None defined at this time
Definition: Documentation of the location of the incident, near miss or unsafe condition.
Question: Briefly describe the location where the event occurred or where the unsafe condition exists:
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 location of the incident, near miss or unsafe condition as specifically as possible, e.g., patient room number, OR number, floor, ward, etc.

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: 500
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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