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Dementia: An under-coded problem

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Showell, CM and Maher, RN and Cummings, EA and Croft, T and Tolman, J and Vickers, JC and Stirling, CM and Turner, P and Robinson, AL, Dementia: An under-coded problem, Proceedings of the 13th World Congress on Medical Informatics, 12-15 Sept 2010, Cape Town, South Africa EJ ISBN 978-1-60750-588-4 (2010) [Conference Extract]


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Abstract

Dementia imposes a significant challenge for healthcare sys- tems, and can be under-coded in hospital patients. A review of coding in an Australian setting identified deficiencies which could impact on funding for dementia care, and for research. Further work is needed to clarify the impact of coding on de- cisions about funding for dementia care and research.

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Item Type:Conference Extract
Keywords:Dementia, Coding, Funding
Research Division:Technology
Research Group:Communications Technologies
Research Field:Communications Technologies not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Health and Support Services
Objective Field:Health and Support Services not elsewhere classified
Author:Showell, CM (Dr Chris Showell)
Author:Cummings, EA (Associate Professor Liz Cummings)
Author:Vickers, JC (Professor James Vickers)
Author:Stirling, CM (Associate Professor Christine Stirling)
Author:Turner, P (Associate Professor Paul Turner)
Author:Robinson, AL (Professor Andrew Robinson)
ID Code:66219
Year Published:2010
Deposited By:Information and Communication Technology
Deposited On:2011-01-10
Last Modified:2011-01-10
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