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hospitalisation hazard

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Definition A generic term for any risk to health that is linked to hospitalisation–e.g., medication prescribing errors, normal complications of anaesthesia or surgery, and other adverse events that occur in hospital. 

Synonym Hospitalization hazard

References http://archinte.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1105956

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