Accuracy of malignant hyperthermia diagnoses in hospital discharge records.

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BACKGROUND In 1997, the International Classification of Diseases (ICD), 9th Revision Clinical Modification (ICD-9) coding system introduced the code for malignant hyperthermia (MH) (995.86). The aim of this study was to estimate the accuracy of coding for MH in hospital discharge records. METHODS An expert panel of anesthesiologists reviewed medical… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/ALN.0000000000000467

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