A Systematic Review of Validated Methods for Identifying Transfusion-Related Sepsis using Administrative and Claims Data

Basic Details
Date
Thursday, January 19, 2012
Type
Publication
Health Outcome(s)
transfusion-related sepsis
transfusion-related septicemia
Description

This article describes a systematic review of the validity of algorithms for identifying transfusion-related sepsis using administrative and claims data.

Author(s)

Ryan Carnahan, PharmD, MS, BCPP, Ronald Herman, PhD, Kevin G. Moores, PharmD

Corresponding Author

R. Carnahan, Department of Epidemiology, The University of Iowa College of Public Health, C 21-H General Hospital, 200 Hawkins Dr., Iowa City, IA 52242. E-mail: ryan-carnahan@uiowa.edu