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Hospital discharge diagnoses of ventricular arrhythmias and cardiac arrest were useful for epidemiologic research

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Hospital discharge diagnoses of ventricular arrhythmias and cardiac arrest were useful for epidemiologic research. / De Bruin, M L; van Hemel, N M; Leufkens, H G M; Hoes, A W.

I: Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, Bind 58, Nr. 12, 12.2005, s. 1325-9.

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De Bruin, ML, van Hemel, NM, Leufkens, HGM & Hoes, AW 2005, 'Hospital discharge diagnoses of ventricular arrhythmias and cardiac arrest were useful for epidemiologic research', Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, bind 58, nr. 12, s. 1325-9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2005.04.009

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De Bruin, M. L., van Hemel, N. M., Leufkens, H. G. M., & Hoes, A. W. (2005). Hospital discharge diagnoses of ventricular arrhythmias and cardiac arrest were useful for epidemiologic research. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 58(12), 1325-9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2005.04.009

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De Bruin ML, van Hemel NM, Leufkens HGM, Hoes AW. Hospital discharge diagnoses of ventricular arrhythmias and cardiac arrest were useful for epidemiologic research. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 2005 dec;58(12):1325-9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2005.04.009

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De Bruin, M L ; van Hemel, N M ; Leufkens, H G M ; Hoes, A W. / Hospital discharge diagnoses of ventricular arrhythmias and cardiac arrest were useful for epidemiologic research. I: Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 2005 ; Bind 58, Nr. 12. s. 1325-9.

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title = "Hospital discharge diagnoses of ventricular arrhythmias and cardiac arrest were useful for epidemiologic research",
abstract = "OBJECTIVE: We investigated the validity of hospital discharge diagnosis regarding ventricular arrhythmias and cardiac arrest.METHODS: We identified patients whose record in the PHARMO record linkage system database showed a code for ventricular or unspecified cardiac arrhythmias according to codes of the International Classification of Diseases, 9th revision, clinical modification (ICD-9-CM). The validity of ICD codes for ventricular arrhythmias and cardiac arrest (427.1, 427.4, 427.41, 427.42, 427.5, 427.69) and ICD codes for unspecified cardiac arrhythmias (427.2, 427.60, 427.8, 427.89, 427.9) was ascertained through manual review of hospital clinical records. The positive predictive value (PPV) was calculated, and differences between characteristics of true and false positives were evaluated.RESULTS: The PPV of ICD codes for ventricular arrhythmias and cardiac arrest was 82{\%} (95{\%} confidence interval CI = 72-92). True positive results were associated with male gender (P = .09) and younger age (P = .05). Of the unspecified cardiac arrhythmias 10{\%} (95{\%} CI = 2-18) were identified as ventricular arrhythmias or cardiac arrest.CONCLUSION: Hospitalizations for ventricular cardiac arrhythmias and cardiac arrest (coded according to ICD-9-CM as paroxysmal ventricular tachycardia, ventricular fibrillation, ventricular flutter, ventricular premature beats, or cardiac arrest) have a high PPV and are useful for selecting events in epidemiological studies on drug-induced arrhythmias.",
keywords = "Data Collection, Epidemiologic Methods, Epidemiologic Research Design, Female, Heart Arrest, Humans, International Classification of Diseases, Male, Medical Records, Patient Discharge, Tachycardia, Ventricular, Ventricular Fibrillation, Journal Article, Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't",
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T1 - Hospital discharge diagnoses of ventricular arrhythmias and cardiac arrest were useful for epidemiologic research

AU - De Bruin, M L

AU - van Hemel, N M

AU - Leufkens, H G M

AU - Hoes, A W

PY - 2005/12

Y1 - 2005/12

N2 - OBJECTIVE: We investigated the validity of hospital discharge diagnosis regarding ventricular arrhythmias and cardiac arrest.METHODS: We identified patients whose record in the PHARMO record linkage system database showed a code for ventricular or unspecified cardiac arrhythmias according to codes of the International Classification of Diseases, 9th revision, clinical modification (ICD-9-CM). The validity of ICD codes for ventricular arrhythmias and cardiac arrest (427.1, 427.4, 427.41, 427.42, 427.5, 427.69) and ICD codes for unspecified cardiac arrhythmias (427.2, 427.60, 427.8, 427.89, 427.9) was ascertained through manual review of hospital clinical records. The positive predictive value (PPV) was calculated, and differences between characteristics of true and false positives were evaluated.RESULTS: The PPV of ICD codes for ventricular arrhythmias and cardiac arrest was 82% (95% confidence interval CI = 72-92). True positive results were associated with male gender (P = .09) and younger age (P = .05). Of the unspecified cardiac arrhythmias 10% (95% CI = 2-18) were identified as ventricular arrhythmias or cardiac arrest.CONCLUSION: Hospitalizations for ventricular cardiac arrhythmias and cardiac arrest (coded according to ICD-9-CM as paroxysmal ventricular tachycardia, ventricular fibrillation, ventricular flutter, ventricular premature beats, or cardiac arrest) have a high PPV and are useful for selecting events in epidemiological studies on drug-induced arrhythmias.

AB - OBJECTIVE: We investigated the validity of hospital discharge diagnosis regarding ventricular arrhythmias and cardiac arrest.METHODS: We identified patients whose record in the PHARMO record linkage system database showed a code for ventricular or unspecified cardiac arrhythmias according to codes of the International Classification of Diseases, 9th revision, clinical modification (ICD-9-CM). The validity of ICD codes for ventricular arrhythmias and cardiac arrest (427.1, 427.4, 427.41, 427.42, 427.5, 427.69) and ICD codes for unspecified cardiac arrhythmias (427.2, 427.60, 427.8, 427.89, 427.9) was ascertained through manual review of hospital clinical records. The positive predictive value (PPV) was calculated, and differences between characteristics of true and false positives were evaluated.RESULTS: The PPV of ICD codes for ventricular arrhythmias and cardiac arrest was 82% (95% confidence interval CI = 72-92). True positive results were associated with male gender (P = .09) and younger age (P = .05). Of the unspecified cardiac arrhythmias 10% (95% CI = 2-18) were identified as ventricular arrhythmias or cardiac arrest.CONCLUSION: Hospitalizations for ventricular cardiac arrhythmias and cardiac arrest (coded according to ICD-9-CM as paroxysmal ventricular tachycardia, ventricular fibrillation, ventricular flutter, ventricular premature beats, or cardiac arrest) have a high PPV and are useful for selecting events in epidemiological studies on drug-induced arrhythmias.

KW - Data Collection

KW - Epidemiologic Methods

KW - Epidemiologic Research Design

KW - Female

KW - Heart Arrest

KW - Humans

KW - International Classification of Diseases

KW - Male

KW - Medical Records

KW - Patient Discharge

KW - Tachycardia, Ventricular

KW - Ventricular Fibrillation

KW - Journal Article

KW - Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

U2 - 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2005.04.009

DO - 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2005.04.009

M3 - Journal article

C2 - 16291479

VL - 58

SP - 1325

EP - 1329

JO - Journal of Clinical Epidemiology

JF - Journal of Clinical Epidemiology

SN - 0895-4356

IS - 12

ER -

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