A Systematic Review of Validated Methods for Identifying Kawasaki Disease using Administrative or Claims Data

    Basic Details
    Monday, December 30, 2013
    Health Outcome(s)
    Kawasaki disease

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


    Candice L. Williams MD, MPH; Nila A. Sathe MA, MLIS; Shanthi Krishnaswami MMS; Melissa McPheeters PhD, MPH

    Corresponding Author

    Candice L. Williams, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1313 21st Ave S, Suite 313, Nashville, TN 37232-4313, USA. Email: candice.l.williams@vanderbilt.edu.