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Epidemiology of Hypoglycemia in the Emergency Department

The hypoglycemia study was a chart review to describe the epidemiology of ED visits for hypoglycemia and to evaluate the ability of International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision (ICD-9) codes to identify ED patients with hypoglycemia. For additional information, contact Drs. Adit Ginde or Carlos Camargo.

Primary publication:
Ginde AA, Blanc PG, Lieberman RM, Camargo CA Jr. Validation of ICD-9-CM coding algorithm for improved identification of hypoglycemia visits. BMC Endocr Disord 2008; 8: 4. 18380903

 

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