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
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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.