Language Barriers - CDC

This syndrome is a work-in-progress and was created to experiment with Chief Complaint text indicating a language barrier between medical professionals and patient and/or an interpreter is needed to provide medical care.

This was developed on the NSSP ESSENCE CCQV data in the Processed Chief Complaint field. I suspect Triage Notes would also contain this type of information if you receive that field.

Surveillance System: 
ESSENCE (NSSP)
Syndrome Definition: 

^interp^,ANDNOT,(,^Interpersonal^,or,^interph^,or,^interposit^,or,^misinterpret^,),or,^Cyracom^,or,^globo^,or,^language_line^,or,^languageline^,or,^translat^,or,^language^,ANDNOT,(,^Language Disorder^,or,^Speech Language^,or,^Language Delay^,or,^language regres^,or,^expressive language^,or,^profane language^,or,^vulgar language^,or,^aggressive language^,or,^body language^,or,^foul language^,or,^rude language^,or,^abusive language^,or,^bad language^,or,^derogatory language^,or,^derrogatory language^,or,^explicit language^,or,^inappropriate language^,or,^impaired language^,or,^slurred language^,or,^slurring language^,or,^language impairment^,or,^language concern^,or,^language therap^,)

Author: 
Submitting Author Organization: 
CDC
Submitting Author Email: 
oru8@cdc.gov
Syndrome Category: 
Jurisdiction: 

April 05, 2019

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