medical risk

medical risk

The risk of an adverse outcome of a diagnostic or therapeutic procedure.

Dimensions of medical risks
• Identity—known or unknown, as with new therapies or technologies.
• Permanent/temporary.
• Timing—before, during, after.
• Probability/likelihood of occurrence.
• Severity of the outcome for a particular patient.

medical risk

Clinical decision-making The risk of an adverse outcome when performing a diagnostic or therapeutic procedure. See Dread risk, Risk, Unknown risk.
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