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  1. Use of the international classification of diseases (ICD-9-CM) to identify hospitalizations for mechanical low back problems in administrative databases.

    Article - En anglais

    Large administrative databases are increasingly valuable tools for health care research.

    Although increased access to these databases provides valuable opportunities to study health care utilization, costs and outcomes and valid and comparable results require explicit and consistent analytic methods.

    Algorithms for identifying surgical and nonsurgical hospitalizations for « mechanical » low back problems in automated databases are described.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Lombalgie, Rachis pathologie, Système ostéoarticulaire pathologie, Rachis lombaire, Classification, Diagnostic, Epidémiologie, Homme, Hospitalisation, Base donnée

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Low back pain, Disease of the spine, Diseases of the osteoarticular system, Lumbar spine, Classification, Diagnosis, Epidemiology, Human, Hospitalization, Database

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 92-0533841

    Code Inist : 002B15F. Création : 199406.