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Validation of a discharge summary term search method to detect adverse events.

Authors
  • Forster, Alan J
  • Andrade, Jason
  • van Walraven, Carl
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2005
Volume
12
Issue
2
Pages
200–206
Identifiers
PMID: 15561788
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

Although the sensitivity of the method is low, its high specificity means that the method could be used to replace expensive manual chart reviews by nurses.

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