A Systematic Review of Validated Methods to Capture Stillbirth and Spontaneous Abortion using Administrative or Claims Data

    Basic Details
    Date
    Monday, December 30, 2013
    Type
    Publication
    Health Outcome(s)
    spontaneous abortion (SAB)
    stillbirth
    Description

    This article describes a systematic review to identify algorithms to detect stillbirth and spontaneous abortion using administrative data sources and to describe the performance characteristics of these algorithms as reported by the studies in which they were used.

    Author(s)

    Frances E. Likis DrPH, NP, CNM; Nila Sathe MA, MLIS; Ryan Carnahan PharmD, MS, BCPP; Melissa McPheeters PhD, MPH

    Corresponding Author

    Frances E. Likis, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Institute for Medicine and Public Health, 2525 West End Avenue #600, Nashville, USA. Email: frances.likis@vanderbilt.edu