ADVERSE EVENT

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."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ADVERSE EVENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/adverse-event/ (accessed December 4, 2020).
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