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Biases in detection of apparent "weekend effect" on outcome with administrative coding data: population based study of stroke.

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 To determine the accuracy of coding of admissions for stroke on weekdays versus weekends and any impact on apparent outcome. Prospective population based stroke incidence study and a scoping review of previous studies of weekend effects in stroke. Primary and secondary care of all individuals registered with nine general practices in Oxfordshire, United Kingdom (OXVASC, the Oxford Vascular Study). All patients with clinically confirmed acute stroke in OXVASC identified with multiple overlapp...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1136/bmj.i2648

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neurosciences
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ Journal website
Volume:
353
Pages:
i2648
Publication date:
2016-05-16
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
URN:
uuid:7594f370-5e32-4088-ace1-a036a572b0d3
Source identifiers:
623138
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pubs:623138
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English
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