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A Systematic Review of Validated Methods for Identifying Cerebrovascular Accident or Transient Ischemic Attack using Administrative Data

    Basic Details
    Health Outcome(s)
    cerebrovascular accident (CVA)
    transient ischemic attack (TIA)

    This article describes a systematic review of the validity of algorithms for identifying cerebrovascular accidents (CVAs) or transient ischemic attacks (TIAs) using administrative and claims data.


    Susan Andrade ScD; Leslie Harrold MD, MPH; Jennifer Tjia MD, MSCE; Sarah Cutrona MD; Jane Saczynski PhD; Katherine S. Dodd; Robert Goldberg PhD; Jerry Gurwitz MD; Meyers Primary Care Institute and University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA

    Corresponding Author

    S. E. Andrade, Meyers Primary Care Institute, 630 Plantation St. Worcester, MA 01605, USA. E-mail: