Table 3

Terminology used for patient reported PSIs

PSI terminologyStudies using terminology
Adverse event (AE), near miss/close call, medical error with minimal or no risk of harm17 24 29
Adverse drug event (ADE) and medication error25
AE only23 26 31 33
ADE only32
Undesirable event15 27
Error in (chemotherapy) treatment28
Mistakes related to medication30