Hospitalization: The confinement of a patient in a hospital.1

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Hospitalization adverse event: A serious adverse event that leads to hospitalization. Such an adverse event resulted in an admission to the hospital or prolongation of hospitalization.2


Types may include:3

Types of Hospitalization:

  • Short Term General Hospital

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  1. Source: MeSH (U.S. National Library of Medicine)
  2. Source: OAE Ontology
  3. Source: NCI Thesaurus

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