Surveyance of disease frequency in a population by linkage to diagnostic laboratory databases. A system for monitoring the incidences of hyper- and hypothyroidism as part of the Danish iodine supplementation program

@article{Pedersen2002SurveyanceOD,
  title={Surveyance of disease frequency in a population by linkage to diagnostic laboratory databases. A system for monitoring the incidences of hyper- and hypothyroidism as part of the Danish iodine supplementation program},
  author={Inge B{\"u}low Pedersen and Peter Laurberg and Terkel Arnfred and Nils Knudsen and Torben J\orgensen and Hans Perrild and Lars Ovesen},
  journal={Computer methods and programs in biomedicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={67 3},
  pages={209-16}
}
UNLABELLED In Denmark an increase in iodine intake through salt iodization has been introduced in 1998. In parallel a program for surveyance of thyroid diseases in the population was developed as recommended by UNICEF and WHO. OBJECTIVE To develop and evaluate a computer based system to identify and register new cases of hyper- and hypothyroidism in a… CONTINUE READING