Winter Weather Injuries

February 28, 2018

NC DETECT tracks emergency department visits for injuries using a variety of ICD-9/19-CM and keyword-based reports.  Graphs below are from the Winter Weather Injuries report which is a keyword-based report.  The graphs show ED visit trends by date as well … Continued

Motor Vehicle Crashes

January 11, 2018

There are several new motor vehicle crash indicators now available on NC DETECT. Bicyclist (traffic-related and traffic/nontraffic-related) Motor vehicle traffic-related Pedestrian crashes (traffic-related and traffic/nontraffic-related. These join existing reports available for motorcycle (on-road and on-road/off-road), and off-road/all-terrain vehicle (ATV) crashes. … Continued

ED Visits for Snakebites

August 3, 2017

NC DETECT tracks ED visits for snakebites based on a case definition that looks for mention of snakebites in the chief complaint or triage notes OR a diagnosis (ICD-10-CM code) of a snakebite. The complete definition is available on the … Continued

Drowning/Near Drowning Surveillance

July 21, 2017

The graph below developed by KJ Harmon displays ED visits from 2016 and 2017 that were captured by the NC DETECT “syndrome” for drowning / near drowning. †Syndrome is based on a combination of keywords and ICD-10-CM codes. ‡Weekly count … Continued