Comparing ICD-10 Codes With Electronic Medical Records Among Patients With COVID-19 Symptoms

August 14, 2020

What The Study Did: The goal of this study was to compare International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Tenth Revision (ICD-10) codes with manual electronic medical records review in capturing symptoms of fever, cough and shortness of breath (dyspnea) among patients being tested for SARS-CoV-2 infection.

Authors: Rashmee U. Shah, M.D., M.S., of the University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.17703)

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