Validation of Diagnostic and Procedural Codes for Identification of Acute Cardiovascular Events in US Veterans with Rheumatoid Arthritis

@inproceedings{Davis2013ValidationOD,
  title={Validation of Diagnostic and Procedural Codes for Identification of Acute Cardiovascular Events in US Veterans with Rheumatoid Arthritis},
  author={Lisa A Davis and Alyse D Mann and Grant Cannon and Ted R Mikuls and Andreas M. Reimold and Liron Caplan},
  booktitle={EGEMS},
  year={2013}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the accuracy of International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, and Current Procedural Terminology codes for identifying cardiovascular (CV) events (myocardial infarction [MI], stroke, coronary artery bypass graft [CABG], and percutaneous coronary intervention [PCI]) in enrollees of the Veterans Affairs Rheumatoid Arthritis… CONTINUE READING