Validation of Anaphylaxis Cases

Basic Details
Date Posted
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
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