Definition of Life Threatening Adverse Event

Any adverse event that places the patient, in the view of the initial reporter, at immediate risk of death from the adverse event as it occurred, i.e., it does not include an adverse experience that, had it occurred in a more severe form, might have caused death.

Life Threatening Adverse Event is from the group

Adverse Event by Outcome and Action Criteria or Severity

Other Names for Life Threatening Adverse Event

Life Threatening or Disabling Adverse Event
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CTCAE Grade 4
Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events Grade 4
Grade 4 Life Threatening or Disabling Adverse Event
LIFE THREATENING
Life Threatening
Life Threatening Adverse Event
Standard Toxicity Grade 4

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