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This syndrome attempts to capture acute GSW hospital visits and was developed based on existing syndromes shared by the community of practice in this forum post: https://www.healthsurveillance.org/forums/Posts.aspx?topic=1452124
This syndrome attempts to capture acute GSW emergency department and inpatient visits
The syndrome is developed in NSSP ESSENCE using Chief Complaint History, Admission Reason and Discharge Diagnosis fields and evaluated on Maricopa County emergency department and inpatient data. 
 

 

Surveillance System: 
ESSENCE (NSSP)
Syndrome Definition: 

Discharge Diagnosis Field (Also Apply to: Admit Reason Combo, Chief Complaint History ): (,^[;/ ]W34.[01][09]_A^,or,^[;/ ]X74.[89]XXA^,or,^[;/ ]X95.[89]XXA^,or,^[;/ ]Y24.[89]XXA^,or,^[;/ ]W34[01][09]_A^,or,^[;/ ]X74[89]XXA^,or,^[;/ ]X95[89]XXA^,or,^[;/ ]Y24[89]XXA^,or,^[;/ ]W3[23].___A^,or,^[;/ ]X7[23].___A^,or,^[;/ ]X9[34].___A^,or,^[;/ ]Y2[23].___A^,or,^[;/ ]W3[23]___A^,or,^[;/ ]X7[23]___A^,or,^[;/ ]X9[34]___A^,or,^[;/ ]Y2[23]___A^,),or,(,^GSW ^,or,^GSW,or,^GUNSHOT^,or,^GUN SHOT ^,or,(,^GUN^,and,^WOUND^,),or,^BULLET^,or,(,^SHOT^,and,^SELF^,),)

 

Admit Reason Combo: ^,andnot,(,^PAINT^,or,^NAIL^,or,^RUBBER BULLET^,or,^PELLET^,or,^ BB ^,or,^ BB,or,^TASER^,or,^NERF^,or,(,(,^GSW^,or,^GUNSHOT^,or,^GUN SHOT^,or,^BULLET^,),and,(,^HX^,or,^HISTORY^,),),or,^OLD BULLET^,or,(,(,^GSW^,or,^SHOT^,),and,^AGO^,),or,^Z51.89^,or,^Z5189^,)

Chief Complaint History: ^,andnot,(,^PAINT^,or,^NAIL^,or,^RUBBER BULLET^,or,^PELLET^,or,^ BB ^,or,^ BB,or,^TASER^,or,^NERF^,or,(,(,^GSW^,or,^GUNSHOT^,or,^GUN SHOT^,or,^BULLET^,),and,(,^HX^,or,^HISTORY^,),),or,^OLD BULLET^,or,(,(,^GSW^,or,^SHOT^,),and,^AGO^,),or,^Z51.89^,or,^Z5189^,)

 

Attached Syntax Platform: 
ESSENCE
Author: 
Submitting Author Organization: 
Maricopa County Department of Public Health
Submitting Author Email: 
rasneet.kumar@maricopa.gov
Syndrome Category: 

December 12, 2018

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