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Patient Harm MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Patient Harm
Tree Number(s)
N06.850.135.060.075.349
N06.850.725
Unique ID
D064406
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D064406
Scope Note
A measure of PATIENT SAFETY considering errors or mistakes which result in harm to the patient. They include errors in the administration of drugs and other medications (MEDICATION ERRORS), errors in the performance of procedures or the use of other types of therapy, in the use of equipment, and in the interpretation of laboratory findings and preventable accidents involving patients.
Public MeSH Note
2014
History Note
2014
Date Established
2014/01/01
Date of Entry
2013/07/08
Revision Date
2018/06/29
Patient Harm Preferred
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