Comparative evaluation of underlying causes of death processed by the Automated Classification of Medical Entities and the Underlying Cause of Death Selection Systems

INTRODUCTION: The correct identification of the underlying cause of death and its precise assignment to a code from the International Classification of Diseases are important issues to achieve accurate and universally comparable mortality statistics These factors, among other ones, led to the develo...

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Main Authors: Santo Augusto H., Pinheiro Celso E., Rodrigues Eliana M.
Format: Article
Published: Universidade de São Paulo 1998-01-01
Series:Revista de Saúde Pública
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