Developing an algorithm to identify people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) using administrative data

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BACKGROUND An important prerequisite for the Chronic Care Model is to be able to identify, in a valid, simple and inexpensive way, the population with a chronic condition that needs proactive and planned care. We investigated if a set of administrative data could be used to identify patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in a Danish population… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1472-6947-12-38

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@inproceedings{Smidth2012DevelopingAA, title={Developing an algorithm to identify people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) using administrative data}, author={Margrethe Smidth and Ineta Sokolowski and Lone K{\ae}rsvang and Peter Vedsted}, booktitle={BMC Med. Inf. & Decision Making}, year={2012} }