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The purposes of this study are to identify and characterize increases in emergency department (ED) visits for falls during the 2007-08 winter season.

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The purposes of this study are to validate a keyword-based text parsing algorithm for identifying fractures and compare radiology results with chief complaint and ICD-9 final diagnoses.

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BioSense currently receives demographic and chief complaint data from more than 360 hospitals and text radiology reports from 36 hospitals. Detection of pneumonia is an important as several Category A bioterrorism diseases as well as avian influenza can manifest as pneumonia. Radiology text... Read more

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