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Near miss prevention action


Data Element ID: DE93
Name: Near miss prevention action
Version: 1.1
Data Element ISO Name: Prevention-Process_Near Miss,CD
Synonym: None defined at this time
Definition: Determination of what process prevented the near miss from reaching the patient.
Question: What prevented the near miss from reaching the patient?
Conditionality: Reserved for future use
Multiple Choice: Not Applicable
Form Name: Summary of Initial Report (SIR)
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: Answer this question only if you are reporting a near miss.

The answer selections are intended to be mutually exclusive. However, if it appears to you that 'Fail-safe designed into the process and/or a safeguard worked effectively' and one of the other selections both apply, select the former.
Format: Not Applicable
HL7 Data Type: Concept Descriptor (CD)
Data Type: Character
Maximum Length: 4
Answer Code Answer ID Answer Value Code System Code System Name
A330 a Fail-safe designed into the process and/or a safeguard worked effectively 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A333 b Practitioner or staff who made the error noticed and recovered from the error (avoiding any possibility of it reaching the patient) 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A336 c Spontaneous action by a practitioner or staff member (other than person making the error) prevented the event from reaching the patient 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A339 d Action by the patient or patient´s family member prevented the event from reaching the patient 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A342 e Other 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common AHRQ Common Formats
UNK f Unknown 2.16.840.1.113883.5.1008 HL7 NullFlavor
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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