Clinical Code List - Specific Asthma Codes

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Nissen, F and Quint, JK. 2017. Clinical Code List - Specific Asthma Codes. [Online]. London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom. Available from: 10.17037/DATA.210

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A set of med codes and read terms for asthma-related conditions. Specific asthma codes are those codes where it is clear the healthcare provider who gave the code meant a current diagnosis of asthma - for example "asthma attack." This file supports a paper titled "Validation of asthma recording in the Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD)".

Completed Date: 30 June 2017
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Data Creators(s): Nissen, F and Quint, JK
LSHTM Faculty/Department: Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health > Dept of Non-Communicable Disease Epidemiology
Research Centre: Electronic Health Record Research Group
Participating Institutions: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom, GlaxoSmithKline
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