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Validity of diagnostic coding within the General Practice Research Database: a systematic review.

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BACKGROUND: The UK-based General Practice Research Database (GPRD) is a valuable source of longitudinal primary care records and is increasingly used for epidemiological research. AIM: To conduct a systematic review of the literature on accuracy and completeness of diagnostic coding in the GPRD. DESIGN OF STUDY: Systematic review. METHOD: Six electronic databases were searched using search terms relating to the GPRD, in association with terms synonymous with validity, accuracy, concordance, ...

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10.3399/bjgp10x483562

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-Cancer
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-Cancer
Role:
Author
Journal:
The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
Volume:
60
Issue:
572
Pages:
e128-e136
Publication date:
2010-03-05
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EISSN:
1478-5242
ISSN:
0960-1643
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uuid:e69fc704-03a0-4996-956c-30c058ac6221
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116107
Local pid:
pubs:116107

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