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Link: Recommendations for optimal ICD codes to study neurologic conditions – a systematic review

Administrative health data are frequently used for large population-based studies. However, the validity of these data for identifying neurologic conditions is uncertain.

This may rest in the realm of research obscura; however, it may benefit some who dig through their records or come across coding in their search for answers.

The full text can be found at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3430709/.

 

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