The impact of introducing ICD-10 on analysis of respiratory mortality trends in England and Wales.

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This article examines the impact of the introduction of ICD-10 on respiratory disease mortality statistics in England and Wales, specifically focussing on pneumonia, chronic lower respiratory diseases, and influenza. The main changes are highlighted and the article explains how figures can be adjusted to take account of these changes so that trends over… (More)

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@article{Brock2006TheIO, title={The impact of introducing ICD-10 on analysis of respiratory mortality trends in England and Wales.}, author={A Paige Brock and Clare Griffiths and Cleo Rooney}, journal={Health statistics quarterly}, year={2006}, volume={29}, pages={9-17} }