Using administrative discharge diagnoses to track hospital-acquired pressure ulcer incidence--limitations, links, and leaps

Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2015 Jun;41(6):243-5. doi: 10.1016/s1553-7250(15)41033-5.
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MeSH terms

  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. / economics
  • Clinical Coding
  • Databases, Factual / statistics & numerical data
  • Hospital Administration / statistics & numerical data
  • Humans
  • Incidence
  • Outcome Assessment, Health Care / methods*
  • Patient Care Bundles
  • Patient Discharge / economics
  • Patient Discharge / statistics & numerical data*
  • Pressure Ulcer / epidemiology*
  • Public Health Surveillance / methods*
  • Quality Indicators, Health Care*
  • United States