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External review and validation of the Swedish national inpatient register
BackgroundThe Swedish National Inpatient Register (IPR), also called the Hospital Discharge Register, is a principal source of data for numerous research projects. The IPR is part of the NationalExpand
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The Swedish personal identity number: possibilities and pitfalls in healthcare and medical research
Swedish health care and national health registers are dependent on the presence of a unique identifier. This paper describes the Swedish personal identity number (PIN) and explores ethical issues ofExpand
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The Oslo definitions for coeliac disease and related terms
Objective The literature suggests a lack of consensus on the use of terms related to coeliac disease (CD) and gluten. Design A multidisciplinary task force of 16 physicians from seven countries usedExpand
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Diagnosis and management of adult coeliac disease: guidelines from the British Society of Gastroenterology
A multidisciplinary panel of 18 physicians and 3 non-physicians from eight countries (Sweden, UK, Argentina, Australia, Italy, Finland, Norway and the USA) reviewed the literature on diagnosis andExpand
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The Prevalence of Celiac Disease in the United States
OBJECTIVES:The prevalence of celiac disease (CD) in the United States is unknown. We sought to estimate CD prevalence nationwide by using a nationally representative sample.METHODS:This studyExpand
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Severe spruelike enteropathy associated with olmesartan.
OBJECTIVE To report the response to discontinuation of olmesartan, an angiotensin II receptor antagonist commonly prescribed for treatment of hypertension, in patients with unexplained severeExpand
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Registers of the Swedish total population and their use in medical research
The primary aim of the Swedish national population registration system is to obtain data that (1) reflect the composition, relationship and identities of the Swedish population and (2) can be used asExpand
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Systematic review of COVID‐19 in children shows milder cases and a better prognosis than adults
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID‐19) pandemic has affected hundreds of thousands of people. Data on symptoms and prognosis in children are rare.
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The Swedish cause of death register
Sweden has a long tradition of recording cause of death data. The Swedish cause of death register is a high quality virtually complete register of all deaths in Sweden since 1952. Although originallyExpand
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Birth Characteristics and Subsequent Risks of Maternal Cardiovascular Disease: Effects of Gestational Age and Fetal Growth
Background— Prior studies showing an inverse relationship between low birth weight in offspring and maternal risks of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are limited by lack of information on gestationalExpand
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