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Application of change point analysis to daily influenza-like illness emergency department visits

Taha A Kass-Hout, Zhiheng Xu, Paul McMurray, Soyoun Park, David L Buckeridge, John S Brownstein, Lyn Finelli, Samuel L Groseclose
2012 JAMIA Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association  
The utility of healthcare utilization data from US emergency departments (EDs) for rapid monitoring of changes in influenza-like illness (ILI) activity was highlighted during the recent influenza A (H1N1  ...  Objective To evaluate a complementary approach, change point analysis (CPA), for detecting changes in the incidence of ED visits due to ILI.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors acknowledge Dr James W Buehler, MD, Director of the Public Health Surveillance and Informatics Program Office at US CDC. Competing interests None.  ... 
doi:10.1136/amiajnl-2011-000793 pmid:22759619 pmcid:PMC3534458 fatcat:ghklvdh6mzea5cgkxqkjexz63u

Potential for early warning of viral influenza activity in the community by monitoring clinical diagnoses of influenza in hospital emergency departments

Wei Zheng, Robert Aitken, David J Muscatello, Tim Churches
2007 BMC Public Health  
We used time series methods to assess whether monitoring of daily counts of Emergency Department (ED) visits assigned a clinical diagnosis of influenza could offer earlier warning of increased incidence  ...  of viral influenza in the population compared with surveillance of daily counts of positive influenza test results from laboratories.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank Mr Alan Willmore for his work in providing the HOIST data warehouse and systems.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1471-2458-7-250 pmid:17877836 pmcid:PMC2075512 fatcat:2d7oriuwy5eezk6f76ae2eajx4

Extreme precipitation and emergency room visits for influenza in Massachusetts: a case-crossover analysis

Genee S. Smith, Kyle P. Messier, James L. Crooks, Timothy J. Wade, Cynthia J. Lin, Elizabeth D. Hilborn
2017 Environmental Health  
Our objective was to evaluate the association between extreme precipitation (≥ 99th percentile) events and risk of emergency room (ER) visit for influenza in Massachusetts during 2002-2008.  ...  Methods: A case-crossover analysis of extreme precipitation events and influenza ER visits was conducted using hospital administrative data including patient town of residence, date of visit, age, sex,  ...  Acknowledgements Not applicable. Funding This work was supported by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency [Contract #EP13D000041; AI#DW89922983].  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12940-017-0312-7 pmid:29041975 pmcid:PMC5645981 fatcat:bncw6lnchjd6zpdv23t66xuxzu

Analysis of Emergency Department Visits and Hospital Activity during Influenza Season, COVID-19 Epidemic, and Lockdown Periods in View of Managing a Future Disaster Risk: A Multicenter Observational Study

Enrique Casalino, Christophe Choquet, Donia Bouzid, Olivier Peyrony, Sonja Curac, Eric Revue, Jean-Paul Fontaine, Patrick Plaisance, Anthony Chauvin, Daniel Aiham Ghazali
2020 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
Analysis of 368,262 ED-visits highlighted a significantly increasing trend in ED-visits during influenza followed by a significantly decreasing trend after lockdown.  ...  During lockdown, significantly diminishing trends were shown for all diagnostic categories (between −40.8% and −73.6%), except influenza-like illness/COVID cases (+31.6%), Pulmonary embolism/deep vein  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to thank Jeffrey Arsham, an American scientific translator, for having reviewed the English language text.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph17228302 pmid:33182696 fatcat:52juxigprna2zbdj2erygg3m2e

Human temperatures for syndromic surveillance in the emergency department: data from the autumn wave of the 2009 swine flu (H1N1) pandemic and a seasonal influenza outbreak

Samantha F. Bordonaro, Daniel C. McGillicuddy, Francesco Pompei, Dmitriy Burmistrov, Charles Harding, Leon D. Sanchez
2016 BMC Emergency Medicine  
The emergency department (ED) increasingly acts as a gateway to the evaluation and treatment of acute illnesses.  ...  Results: From September 2009 through August 2011, 71,865 body temperatures were collected and included in our analysis, 2073 (2.6 %) of which were fevers.  ...  Exergen designed the data-logging thermometer system and played a role in the design, collection, analysis, and interpretation of data; in the writing of the manuscript; and in the decision to submit for  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12873-016-0080-7 pmid:26961277 pmcid:PMC4784270 fatcat:mzfcnlgvcndvtaqtkf4hn35oz4

International Society for Disease Surveillance Conference 2010

D.G. Cochrane, J.R. Allegra
2011 Emerging Health Threats Jour  
Comparison of respiratory, febrile and influenza-like illness syndromes to detect laboratory-reported H1N1 and RSV, Influenza Season 2009-10, New York City E Westheimer, TQ Nguyen, M Paladini, D Weiss,  ...  Evaluating the use of syndromic surveillance for the detection of influenza-like illness in Salt Lake County, Utah J Robertson and M Hill 74.  ...  Likewise, the authors' findings and conclusions do not necessarily represent the views of the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services.  ... 
doi:10.3402/ehtj.v4i0.7174 pmid:24149039 pmcid:PMC3168218 fatcat:r34ofgptjbhbblmg7k2xwtcxkq

Change in urban and non-urban pattern of ED use during the COVID-19 pandemic in 28 Michigan hospitals: an observational study

Daniel Keyes, Blake Hardin, Brian Sweeney, Kerby Shedden
2021 BMJ Open  
ObjectiveTo assess the trends in visits, overall and by age, to urban and non-urban emergency departments (EDs), and visits resulting in admission to hospital before and during the COVID-19 pandemic using  ...  The oldest age groups showed the least change in ED visits in response to the pandemic.ConclusionsThis large US Midwestern state study describes a dramatic decrease in ED visits after the onset of the  ...  plus the addition of ICD-10 codes for influenza-like illness.  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2020-043024 pmid:33550257 fatcat:lmfetvat5nfzviwrlji2avvpwa

Validation of a syndromic surveillance system using a general practitioner house calls network, Bordeaux, France

C Flamand, S Larrieu, F Couvy, B Jouves, L Josseran, L Filleul
2008 Eurosurveillance  
We also appreciate the valuable participation of Lisa King and Christelle Vergeres for reading and commenting the article.  ...  emergency departments and mortality registry offices [9] .  ...  Furthermore, the definition of influenza-like illness is not precisely the same: in the sentinel system, influenza-like illness is defined by a sudden fever (>39°C or >102°F) accompanied with myalgia and  ... 
doi:10.2807/ese.13.25.18905-en fatcat:6jz3nyoohjcsbnzjmoa3kqhuha

Rapid viral diagnosis for acute febrile respiratory illness in children in the Emergency Department

Quynh Doan, Paul Enarson, Niranjan Kissoon, Terry P Klassen, David W Johnson
2014 The Cochrane library  
The goal of the study was to assess the effect of a rapid diagnosis of influenza on the management of children with influenza-like illnesses.  ...  During influenza seasons, fever and respiratory infection symptoms make up to 25% of all reasons for a visit to an Emergency Department (ED) (Silka 2003) .  ...  F E E D B A C K Rapid viral diagnosis for acute febrile respiratory illness in children in the Emergency Department, 19 November 2009 Summary The meta-analysis by Doan, et. al. is excellent.  ... 
doi:10.1002/14651858.cd006452.pub4 pmid:25222468 fatcat:olm6fjorcbfjjmm5zrdjisym34

International Society for Disease Surveillance Conference 2011: Building the Future of Public Health Surveillance

Daniel B. Neill, Karl A. Soetebier
2011 Emerging Health Threats Jour  
Acknowledgments We are thankful to all the sentinel network practitioners, the practitioners of the adult and pediatric emergency departments.  ...  We would also like to thank Jim Angel, Illinois State Climatologist and Judy Kauerauf from Illinois Department of Public Health for their assistance.  ...  Today, about 1600 emergency department visits occur daily in Marion County's 14 emergency departments.  ... 
doi:10.3402/ehtj.v4i0.11702 pmid:24149043 pmcid:PMC3261719 fatcat:3irrx5ne3bdntbyntliy33yzca

Applying Machine Learning Models with An Ensemble Approach for Accurate Real-Time Influenza Forecasting in Taiwan: Development and Validation Study

Hao-Yuan Cheng, Yu-Chun Wu, Min-Hau Lin, Yu-Lun Liu, Yue-Yang Tsai, Jo-Hua Wu, Ke-Han Pan, Chih-Jung Ke, Chiu-Mei Chen, Ding-Ping Liu, I-Feng Lin, Jen-Hsiang Chuang
2020 Journal of Medical Internet Research  
Methods Using surveillance data of influenza-like illness visits from emergency departments (from the Real-Time Outbreak and Disease Surveillance System), outpatient departments (from the National Health  ...  Objective We aimed to develop predictive models using machine learning to provide real-time influenza-like illness forecasts.  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank the Acer Value Lab for providing technical support for this project (Fluforecast) and the data visualization website.  ... 
doi:10.2196/15394 pmid:32755888 fatcat:ipt56vkxsffdzhvkzjliu54eji

Establishing a nationwide emergency department-based syndromic surveillance system for better public health responses in Taiwan

Tsung-Shu Joseph Wu, Fuh-Yuan Frank Shih, Muh-Yong Yen, Jiunn-Shyan Julian Wu, Shiou-Wen Lu, Kevin Chi-Ming Chang, Chao Hsiung, Jr-How Chou, Yu-Tseng Chu, Hang Chang, Chan-Hsien Chiu, Fu-Chiang Richard Tsui (+3 others)
2008 BMC Public Health  
A disease surveillance team was organized to establish a hospital emergency department-based syndromic surveillance system (ED-SSS) capable of automatically transmitting patient data electronically from  ...  the hospitals responsible for emergency care throughout the country to the Centers for Disease Control in Taiwan (Taiwan-CDC) starting March, 2004.  ...  We would also like to thank Ms.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1471-2458-8-18 pmid:18201388 pmcid:PMC2249581 fatcat:cwh64hzy35dz7ov2lqqxmgsbv4

Outside the Box and Into Thick Air: Implementation of an Exterior Mobile Pediatric Emergency Response Team for North American H1N1 (Swine) Influenza Virus in Houston, Texas

Andrea T. Cruz, Binita Patel, Michael C. DiStefano, Catherine R. Codispoti, Joan E. Shook, Gail J. Demmler-Harrison, Paul E. Sirbaugh
2010 Annals of Emergency Medicine  
We describe the implementation of a mobile pediatric emergency response team for mildly ill children with influenza-like illnesses during the H1N1 swine influenza outbreak.  ...  Children aged 18 years or younger were screened for viral respiratory symptoms and sent to designated areas of the ED according to level of acuity, possibility of influenza-like illness, and the anticipated  ...  Methods of Measurement and Primary Data Analysis Total ED visits and visits to each area of the ED, time in department, numbers of admissions, and patients in whom viral testing was used were captured  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.annemergmed.2009.08.003 pmid:19837479 pmcid:PMC7124240 fatcat:xejcbjzkhvallk2wclrhihhhwa

Local implementation of a syndromic influenza surveillance system using emergency department data in Santander, Spain

S. Schrell, A. Ziemann, L. Garcia-Castrillo Riesgo, N. Rosenkotter, J. Llorca, D. Popa, T. Krafft
2013 Journal of public health  
Methods We applied a cumulative sum algorithm on emergency department (ED) chief complaints for influenza-like illness in the seasons 2010-11 and 2011-12.  ...  A B S T R AC T Background We assessed the local implementation of syndromic surveillance (SyS) as part of the European project 'System for Information on, Detection and Analysis of Risks and Threats to  ...  Acknowledgement The authors would like to thank the Instituto de Salud Carlos III for providing the reference data from sentinel GPs for the Autonomous Region of Cantabria.  ... 
doi:10.1093/pubmed/fdt043 pmid:23620543 fatcat:3tgb346ifjhuzelbqwthhwkeda

Prognostic accuracy of SIRS criteria and qSOFA score for in-hospital mortality among influenza patients in the emergency department

Sheng-En Chu, Chen-June Seak, Tse-Hsuan Su, Chung-Hsien Chaou, Hsiao-Jung Tseng, Chih-Huang Li
2020 BMC Infectious Diseases  
Early predictive identification of patients with potentially worse outcome is important in the emergency department (ED). Similarly as with bacterial infection, influenza can cause sepsis.  ...  Adult ED patients (age ≥ 18 at admission) with laboratory-proven influenza from 2010 to 2016 were included for data analysis. The initial SIRS and qSOFA scores were both collected.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors thank the Center for Big Data Analytics and Statistics of Chang-Gung Memorial Hospital for their assistance with statistical analyses of the data presented in this manuscript  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12879-020-05102-7 pmid:32471385 fatcat:cval2gzilngcnmtfbgf53cwwoe
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