A Systematic Review of Validated Methods for Identifying Transfusion-Related Sepsis using Administrative and Claims Data

    Basic Details
    Date
    Thursday, January 19, 2012
    Type
    Publication
    Health Outcome(s)
    transfusion-related sepsis
    transfusion-related septicemia
    Description

    This article describes a systematic review of the validity of algorithms for identifying transfusion-related sepsis using administrative and claims data.

    Author(s)

    Ryan Carnahan, PharmD, MS, BCPP, Ronald Herman, PhD, Kevin G. Moores, PharmD

    Corresponding Author

    R. Carnahan, Department of Epidemiology, The University of Iowa College of Public Health, C 21-H General Hospital, 200 Hawkins Dr., Iowa City, IA 52242. E-mail: ryan-carnahan@uiowa.edu