Existing data sources for clinical epidemiology: The Danish Knee Arthroplasty Register

@inproceedings{Pedersen2012ExistingDS,
  title={Existing data sources for clinical epidemiology: The Danish Knee Arthroplasty Register},
  author={A B Pedersen and Frank Mehnert and A. Jacob Odgaard and Henrik Morville Schr\oder},
  booktitle={Clinical epidemiology},
  year={2012}
}
PURPOSE We described the settings, organization, content, and data quality of the Danish Knee Arthroplasty Register (DKR), as well as the incidence and the first results of the knee replacement procedures captured by the DKR. Our aim was to draw researchers' attention to the DKR and its potential use in clinical epidemiological research. PATIENTS AND METHODS The DKR has collected data on all knee replacement procedures performed in Denmark since 1997. The validity of the register was compared… CONTINUE READING
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