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A Systematic Review of Validated Methods for Identifying Bell's Palsy using Administrative or Claims Data

    Basic Details
    Health Outcome(s)
    Bell’s palsy

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


    Christopher D. Lee MD, MPH, Ryan Carnahan PharmD, MS, BCPP, Melissa L. McPheeters PhD, MPH

    Corresponding Author

    Christopher D. Lee, Department of Neurology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1161 21st Avenue South, A-0118 MCN, Nashville, TN 37232, USA. Email: