Hypothermia/Cold Exposure - Idaho Division of Public Health

This query is used to assess trends in hypothermia or cold exposure in emergency department visits in ESSENCE. The query captures cold exposure, hypothermia, and frost bite using chief complaint, triage note, and discharge diagnosis code (ICD-10CM). The query does not exclude hypothermia related to an underlying medical condition.

Surveillance System: 
Syndrome Definition: 

T68 or T69.8 or X31 or hypotherm or cold expos or coldexpo or frost or exposure to cold


(,^T68^,or,^T698^,or,^T69.8^,or,^X31^,or,^hypotherm^,or,^cold expos^,or,^coldexpo^,or,^frost^,or,^exposure to cold^,)

Attached Syntax Platform: 
Submitting Author Organization: 
Idaho Division of Public Health
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Syndrome Category: 

February 28, 2018

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