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Limitations of pulmonary embolism ICD-10 codes in emergency department administrative data: let the buyer beware

BMC Medical Research MethodologyBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:89

Received: 5 October 2016

Accepted: 23 May 2017

Published: 8 June 2017

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Original Submission
5 Oct 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
10 Nov 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Karoline Mortensen
1 Dec 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Martin Johansen
6 Mar 2017 Author responded Author comments - Kristin Burles
Resubmission - Version 2
6 Mar 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
23 May 2017 Editorially accepted
8 Jun 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12874-017-0361-1

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Authors’ Affiliations

Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
Alberta Health Services, Department of Emergency Medicine, Calgary, Canada
Emergency Strategic Clinical Network, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Canada
Emergency Department, C231, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Canada