Falls - Wisconsin Department of Health Services

  • Why the syndrome was created? This syndrome was created to track falling related emergency room visits. 
  • Syndromic surveillance system (e.g., ESSENCE, R STUDIO, RODS, etc.) ESSENCE 
  • Data sources the syndrome was used on (e.g., Emergency room, EMS, Air Quality, etc.) Patient Location (Full Details) 
  • Fields used to query the data (e.g., Chief Complaint, Discharge Diagnosis, Triage Notes, etc.) CCandDD 
  • Any other relevant information: applying to triage notes produces a large amount of irrelevant results 
Surveillance System: 
ESSENCE (NSSP)
Syndrome Definition: 

^fall^,OR,^fell^,OR,^W00^,OR,^W01^,OR,^W03^,OR,^W04^,OR,^W05^,OR,W06^,OR,^W07^,OR,^W08^,OR,^W09^,OR,^W10^,OR,^W11^,OR,^W12^,OR,^W13^,OR,^W14^,OR,^W15^,OR,^W16^,OR,^W17^,OR,^W18^,OR,^W19^

Attached Syntax Platform: 
ESSENCE
Author: 
Submitting Author Organization: 
Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Submitting Author Email: 
Erin.Swartz@dhs.wisconsin.gov
Syndrome Category: 

December 19, 2018

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