Defining neurotrauma in administrative data using the International Classification of Diseases Tenth Revision

@inproceedings{Chen2011DefiningNI,
  title={Defining neurotrauma in administrative data using the International Classification of Diseases Tenth Revision},
  author={Amy Yo Sue Chen and Angela Colantonio},
  booktitle={Emerging themes in epidemiology},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND It is essential to use a definition that is precise and accurate for the surveillance of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and spinal cord injuries (SCI). This paper reviews the International Classification of Diseases 10th revision (ICD-10) definitions used internationally to inform the definition for neurotrauma surveillance using administrative data in Ontario, Canada. METHODS PubMed, Web of Science, Medline and the grey literature were searched for keywords "spinal cord injuries… CONTINUE READING

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