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a prepared account of an event, investigation, or evaluation, usually for formal presentation to an authority or group.
accident report incident report.
case report a narrative in the professional literature that identifies a single incident and discusses pertinent factors related to the patient.
incident report a written document describing inadvertent trauma to a patient, errors or omissions in care, or untoward events happening to staff or visitors. Such a report should be filed as soon after the event as possible. Called also accident report.
shift report in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as exchanging essential patient care information with other nursing staff at change of shift.

incident report

a document, usually confidential (protected from discovery by a plaintiff in a lawsuit), describing any accident or deviation from policies or orders involving a patient, employee, visitor, or student on the premises of a health care facility.

in·ci·dent re·port

(in'si-dĕnt rē-pōrt')
Formal written description of an unusual occurrence, particularly an error or accident that has or may have adverse consequences.
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With more reason, an unauthorized alteration in a database that alters the personal records of an individual, to that individual's detriment, must be included in the Annual Security Incident Report.
Clinical circumstances associated with UEs as determined by medical records and incident reports are shown in Table 3.
Here are the resulting criteria used to eliminate incidents within the six years of OPS Hazardous Liquid and Natural Gas Distribution Incident Reports in order to make a uniform comparison between petroleum and natural gas pipelines incidents: 1) commodities other than natural gas or petroleum-based liquids; 2) incidents involving underwater pipelines; 3) incidents involving offshore pipelines; 4) incidents involving underground pipelines; and 5) incidents inside a building, tank, or under a structure.
In terms of the coding of the incident reports, several codes may be included in an overall category of review.
The incident report illustrates how courts struggle with applying the peer review privilege.
When incident reports are collected, any serious problems occurring in the hospital are brought to the attention of management, and they are obliged to address them.
the incident report containing the details of the firearm recovery;
Oldham said an incident report submitted to the league office by Alexander and umpiring partner Bo Morris was inconclusive, and that he planned to speak with the crew before making a decision.
Agencies using summary reporting and some agencies reporting via NIBRS use two standard forms to collect and report data: the Hate Crime Incident Report and the Quarterly Hate Crime Report.

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