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Table 1 List of adverse events as listed in the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP), 2005

From: Duke Surgery Patient Safety: an open-source application for anonymous reporting of adverse and near-miss surgical events

Wound Ocurrences
Superficial Incisional SSI
Deep Incisional SSI
Organ/Space SSI
Wound Disruption
Other (ICD-9)
Respiratory
Pneumonia
Unplanned Intubation
Pulmonary Embolism
On Ventilator > 48 hours
Other (ICD-9)
Urinary Tract Occurrences
Progressive Renal Insuficiency
Acute Renal Failure
Urinary Tract Infection
Other (ICD-9)
CNS Occurences
Stroke/CVA
Coma >24 hours
Peripheral Nerve Injury
Other (ICD-9)
Cardiac Ocurrences
Cardiac Arrest req. CPR
Myocardial Infarction
Other (ICD-9)
Other Ocurrences
Bleeding > e units RBCs
Graft/Prosthesis/Flap Failure
DVT/Throbophebitis
Systemic Sepsis
SIRS
Sepsis
Septic Shock
Other (ICD-9)