Diagnosis clusters for emergency medicine.

  title={Diagnosis clusters for emergency medicine.},
  author={Debbie A. Travers and Stephanie W. Haas and Anna E. Waller and Judith Tintinalli},
  journal={Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine},
  volume={10 12},
OBJECTIVES Aggregated emergency department (ED) data are useful for research, ED operations, and public health surveillance. Diagnosis data are widely available as The International Classification of Diseases, version, 9, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM) codes; however, there are over 24,000 ICD-9-CM code-descriptor pairs. Standardized groupings (clusters… CONTINUE READING