Carbon Monoxide Exposure - Kansas Department of Health and Environment

This syndrome was created to capture Kansas ED Visits with chief complaints related to carbon monoxide poisoning/exposure or similar diagnosis codes. The terms "heater" and "generator" are included to potentially capture cases of improper heater and generator use that did not receive relevant CO poisoning terms or codes.

Syndromic Surveillance System - ESSENCE

Data Source - Emergency Room Visits

Fields Used - CCDD (an ESSENCE-concatenated field of Chief Complaint and Discharge Diagnosis)

Surveillance System: 
ESSENCE (NSSP)
Syndrome Definition: 

carbon OR monox OR copois OR co pois OR T58

Attached Syntax Platform: 
ESSENCE
Author: 
Submitting Author Organization: 
Kansas Department of Health and Environment
Submitting Author Email: 
Zach.Stein@ks.gov
Syndrome Category: 

October 27, 2017

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