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Adverse Event

Date of Publication:

10/29/2013

Definition:

Unintended occurrences or conditions associated with care or services that reach the patient and that may or may not result in harm to the patient. These may be because of acts of commission or omission.

Source of Definition:

DoD Manual 6025.13: Medical Quality Assurance and Clinical Quality Management in the Military Health System (MHS)

Related Glossary Terms:

Adverse Practice Action | Adverse Privileging Action

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