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

    Basic Details
    Date
    Monday, December 30, 2013
    Type
    Publication
    Health Outcome(s)
    Kawasaki disease
    Description

    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.

    Author(s)

    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.