The table below provides 2017 provisional data on emergency department visits receiving a diagnosis of opioid poisoning by patient county of residence. Counts may change as 2017 data continue to be updated through June of 2018. *Counties with >0 and … Continued
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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
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
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
With funding from the Injury and Violence Prevention Branch of the NC Division of Public Health, a new report is available from the Carolina Center for Health Informatics in the Department of Emergency Medicine at UNC Chapel HIll: Harmon KJ, … Continued
NC DETECT tracks winter weather injuries using both keyword searches and ICD-9/10-CM codes. You can view the case definition here: https://ncdetect.org/case-definitions/. The graph below shows raw counts of ED visits grouped by age group.