Among the highlights of the CAP WSI validation guideline is that validation of a WSI system should focus on its intended clinical use(s) (eg, primary diagnosis
, frozen sections, or immunohistochemistry review) and should emulate its real-world clinical environment.
In the sociodemographics and primary diagnosis
claims dataset, a total of 23,598 (6.
During the period from August, 2014, to July, 2015, there were 287 admissions with a primary diagnosis
of whooping cough, but from April, 2015, to March last year, there were 384 recorded, a 34% increase.
People in Teesside are among the most likely to be admitted to hospital with gout, with 192 admissions to hospital with a primary diagnosis
of gout in the year to July 2015 in the Durham, Darlington and Tees area, or 16.
At primary diagnosis
, approximately 70% of all ovarian cancer patients already present with tumors at advanced stages (1).
Yet, nationally, the report reveals overall admissions where malnutrition was a primary diagnosis
decreased from 683 in 2012-13 to 612 in 2013-14.
Dozens of kids - some just pre-school age - have been admitted to hospital with a primary diagnosis
of obesity in recent years, according to the nation's health boards, with some treated for 'extreme obesity'' so serious it could lead to heart failure.
Both Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board and Powys Teaching Health Board said no children had been admitted to hospitals within their area with a primary diagnosis
The figures show there were 111 episodes where consultants named obesity as the primary diagnosis
The study also compared two methods for calculating medical expenditure indexes: the primary diagnosis
method and a regression-based method.
Tsoukas presented a retrospective study of a convenience sample of 38 consecutive patients with a primary diagnosis
of fibromyalgia attending a multidisciplinary tertiary care pain center where physicians obtained routine blood tests.
Attributes Selected in 100 Classification Iterations Accuracy Primary diagnosis
61% Primary diagnosis
, primary 67% procedure Primary diagnosis
, primary 69% procedure, admitting diagnosis Primary diagnosis
, primary 70% procedure, admitting diagnosis, DRG Table 1: Length of Hospital Stay.