Comparing ICD-10 external cause codes for pedal cyclists with self-reported crash details.

@article{Beck2018ComparingIE,
  title={Comparing ICD-10 external cause codes for pedal cyclists with self-reported crash details.},
  author={Ben Beck and Christina L Ekegren and Peter Alistair Cameron and Mark Robert Stevenson and Rodney Thomas Judson and Andrew Thomas Bucknill and E. Robert Edwards and Belinda J Gabbe},
  journal={Injury prevention : journal of the International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention},
  year={2018},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={157-160}
}
Accurate coding of injury event information is critical in developing targeted injury prevention strategies. However, little is known about the validity of the most universally used coding system, the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10), in characterising crash counterparts in pedal cycling events. This study aimed to determine the agreement between hospital-coded ICD-10-AM (Australian modification) external cause codes with self-reported crash characteristics in a sample of pedal… CONTINUE READING
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