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Validation of Anaphylaxis Cases

    Basic Details
    Date Posted
    Health Outcome(s)
    Study Type
    Validations Supported by Traditional Medical Chart Review

    Project to assess the positive predictive value of a diagnosis and procedure code-based algorithm for identifying cases of anaphylaxis in electronic healthcare databases using an expert panel to review extracts from full-text medical records stripped of direct identifiers.

    Additional Information
    Data Source(s)
    Mini-Sentinel Distributed Database (MSDD)
    Workgroup Leader(s)

    Kathleen E. Walsh MD, MSc and Susan E. Andrade ScD; University of Massachusetts Medical School and Meyers Primary Care Institute, Worcester, MA

    Workgroup Member(s)

    Pam Pawloski PharmD; HealthPartners Institute for Education and Research, Minneapolis, MN

    Nandini Selvam PhD, MPH; HealthCore Inc, Wilmington, DE

    Meghan Baker MD, ScD; Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute Boston, MA

    Azadeh Shoaibi MS, MHS; U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, MD

    Jerald Mullersman MD, PhD, MPH; East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN