1. with regard to medical care, an impairment or dangerous impact arising from healthcare interference or analysis. 2. with regard to pharmacological medicine, reference adverse drug reaction.

ADVERSE EVENT: "Following extraction of the tumor, a blood vessel burst causing increased blood loss during the procedure, an adverse event the surgeon did not expect."
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