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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Event Categories

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  • Unobserved Falls
  • Observed Falls
  • Elopement
  • Delay In Tests or Treatments
  • All Laboratory Specimen Related Occurrences Except Delays
  • Injury or Exposure to Hospital Staff
  • Omitted Medication Doses*
  • Wrong Medication Administered*
  • Wrong Dose of Drug*
  • Adverse Drug Reactions
  • Patient Misidentification*


These 11 event categories were identified during the pilot study of 8 hospitals and have been used throughout the project for reporting.

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