ICD-10 hospital discharge diagnosis codes were sensitive for identifying pulmonary embolism but not deep vein thrombosis.

@article{Casez2010ICD10HD,
  title={ICD-10 hospital discharge diagnosis codes were sensitive for identifying pulmonary embolism but not deep vein thrombosis.},
  author={Pierre Casez and Jos{\'e} Labar{\`e}re and M Sevestre and Myriam Haddouche and Xavier Courtois and Sandrine Mercier and Elisabeth Lewandowski and J{\'e}r{\^o}me Fauconnier and Patrice François and Jean-Luc Bosson},
  journal={Journal of clinical epidemiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={63 7},
  pages={790-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To estimate the sensitivity of International Classification of Diseases, Tenth revision (ICD-10) hospital discharge diagnosis codes for identifying deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE). STUDY DESIGN AND SETTING We compared predefined ICD-10 discharge diagnosis codes with the diagnoses that were prospectively recorded for 1,375 patients with suspected DVT or PE who were enrolled at 25 hospitals in France. Sensitivity was calculated as the percentage of patients… CONTINUE READING