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States currently funded by CDC’s Enhanced State Opioid Overdose Surveillance (ESOOS) program have been asked to monitor opioid overdose trends, including heroin overdose, in their states. In collaboration with our ESOOS partners, CDC staff developed some lessons learned in querying heroin... Read more

Content type: Syndrome

This syndrome was created as a way to monitor Frostbite, Cold Exposure, & Hypothermia in Kansas Emergency Department visits. **Please note that the hypothermia portion of this syndrome was created to ONLY include hypothermia associated with low environmental temperature.

Syndromic... Read more

Content type: Syndrome

States currently funded by CDC’s Enhanced State Opioid Overdose Surveillance (ESOOS) program have been asked to monitor opioid overdose trends in their states. In collaboration with our ESOOS partners, CDC staff developed some lessons learned in querying opioid overdose ED visits in syndromic... Read more

Content type: Syndrome

This syndrome was created to capture cases where the "exposure to forces of nature" diagnosis codes are sent. This was created as a starting place for weather surveillance and should capture all weather-related events that are explicitly stated and diagnosed. Please note that if your region... Read more

Content type: Syndrome

Most children spend a significant portion of their time in daycare or at school. CSTE's Environmental Health in School workgroup identified these days/hours as a setting for possible "occupational" exposures. The CSTE EH in School Workgroup created and validated this triage note query for "... Read more

Content type: Syndrome

This syndrome was created to capture records where the "exposure to forces of nature" diagnosis codes are sent, excluding Heat/Sunlight codes. The original syndrome captured all weather-related events that are explicitly stated and diagnosed, but the majority of these cases were sunburns and... Read more

Content type: Syndrome

This syndrome was created to capture Kansas ED Visits with chief complaints related to carbon monoxide poisoning/exposure or similar diagnosis codes. The terms "heater" and "generator" are included to potentially capture cases of improper heater and generator use that did not receive relevant CO... Read more

Content type: Syndrome

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF), a bacterial tick-borne rickettsial illness, initially causes nonspecific symptoms (e.g., fever, rash, nausea, and vomiting).  In 2003, RMSF was identified on tribal lands in Arizona where the brown dog tick is the primary vector1.

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Content type: Success Stories

This syndrome was created to explore the possibility of Kansas Syndromic Surveillance Program data for agriculture-related injuries. This topic could potentially cover trauma, injury, occupational public health, and child health. This syndrome is still a work-in-progress and a proof of concept,... Read more

Content type: Syndrome

The query was updated and developed in collaboration with NSSP & CDC Division of Violence Prevention for a version 2 of the Sexual Violence syndrome. The syndrome is intended for rape prevention coordinators for their surveillance work at local and state health departments. The query has... Read more

Content type: Syndrome

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