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A Systematic Review of Validated Methods for Identifying Cerebrovascular Accident or Transient Ischemic Attack using Administrative Data

    Basic Details
    Thursday, January 19, 2012
    Health Outcome(s)
    cerebrovascular accident (CVA)
    transient ischemic attack (TIA)

    This article describes a systematic review of the validity of algorithms for identifying cerebrovascular accidents (CVAs) or transient ischemic attacks (TIAs) using administrative and claims data.


    Susan Andrade ScD; Leslie Harrold MD, MPH; Jennifer Tjia MD, MSCE; Sarah Cutrona MD; Jane Saczynski PhD; Katherine S. Dodd; Robert Goldberg PhD; Jerry Gurwitz MD; Meyers Primary Care Institute and University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA

    Corresponding Author

    S. E. Andrade, Meyers Primary Care Institute, 630 Plantation St. Worcester, MA 01605, USA. E-mail: