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This is a Syndrome Definition Committee community-developed syndrome definition for mental health conditions likely to increase in emergency department frequency during and after natural or human-caused disaster events. This syndrome definition attempts to... Read more

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Why the syndrome was created? This syndrome was created to monitor Lyme disease related emergency room visits using regular expressions in R.  Syndromic surveillance system (e.g., ESSENCE, R STUDIO, RODS, etc.) Data collected from Epicenter, but parsed and analysed in R/Rstudio Data sources the... Read more
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Why the syndrome was created? This syndrome was created to monitor tick related emergency room visits using regular expressions in R.  Syndromic surveillance system (e.g., ESSENCE, R STUDIO, RODS, etc.) Data collected from Epicenter, but parsed and analysed in R/Rstudio Data sources the syndrome... Read more
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Cold-Related Illness Query: Guidance for Implementing Cold-Related Illness Syndromic Surveillance in Public Health Practice

In winter, people are at risk for cold-related illness (CRI) such as hypothermia. Deaths coded as weather-related from 2006 through 2010 showed exposure to... Read more

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A step-wise article on developing this syndrome definition can be found in the April 2019 NSSP Update https://www.cdc.gov/nssp/news.html

This syndrome is an initial attempt at an improved Drowning and Submersion query in NSSP ESSENCE. It was developed starting with the existing ESSENCE... Read more

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The following syndrome was developed to explore emergency department visit records involving people experiencing homelessness. Trends over time, patient demographics, geographic distribution, and primary reasons for seeking care were explored. Additionally, we have been using this definition, in... Read more

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This syndrome is a work-in-progress and was created to experiment with Chief Complaint text indicating a language barrier between medical professionals and patient and/or an interpreter is needed to provide medical care.

This was developed on the NSSP ESSENCE CCQV data in the Processed... Read more

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This syndrome was created to monitor emergency room visits related to opioid abuse in Suburban Cook County, IL. It is adapted from CDC’s Opioid Overdose v2 syndrome, and expanded to include terms for opioid withdrawal, injection site infections, and patients with underlying opiate abuse or... Read more

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Objective: This is an updated to the All Traffic-related submitted in 2018. The goal is to capture all traffic-related injuries presenting for healthcare, regardless of intent or vehicle type, to allow monitoring of long-term trends in traffic-related injuries as well as short-term aberrations... Read more

Content type: Syndrome

Uploaded on behalf of Grace Marx, MD, MPH: Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, CDC.

 

This syndrome definition was created to explore tick through Syndromic data as an efficient approach to monitor the tick-borne diseases and the utility of tick bite... Read more

Content type: Syndrome

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