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Use of computerised general practice data for population surveillance: comparative study of influenza data.

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OBJECTIVE: To assess the potential for using routine computerised general practice data for surveillance of illness. DESIGN: Comparison of the incidence of influenza during the 1989 epidemic derived from a computerised database with that derived from the Royal College of General Practitioners's weekly returns service--a well established predominantly manual surveillance system. SETTING: 433 general practices throughout the United Kingdom that used a commercial computer system linked to a cent...

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Publisher copy:
10.1136/bmj.302.6779.763

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Johnson, N More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-International
Randall, T More by this author
Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
302
Issue:
6779
Pages:
763-765
Publication date:
1991-03-05
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
URN:
uuid:ea8682c4-60cf-46ed-a5cc-01866b931d41
Source identifiers:
430856
Local pid:
pubs:430856

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