disease registry

disease registry

Public health A surveillance system that collects and maintains structured records on the new cases of a specific disease or condition for a specified time period and population; a DR analyzes, and interprets data those with a common illness or adverse health condition
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In a 2000-2001 screening of 7,307 Libby area residents by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, 6.
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry and CDC's Public Health Practice Program Office and Public Health Training Network will cosponsor a live satellite broadcast, "Environmental Health: A Nursing Opportunity," on August 10, 2000, from noon to 2:30 p.
1 million contract to conduct a Patient Disease Registry in hospitalized subjects with hyponatremia (i.
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Included is information from the CDC and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) centers, institutes, and offices and appropriate links to other key federal agency web sites that are important to the Hispanic/Latino community.
Public Health Service highest civilian award for helping establish the federal Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.
This broadcast, produced jointly by CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, will provide an overview of GIS applications in public health, environmental health, and health-care practice, including research and surveillance using GIS.
The type of medical information to be shared varies by project and includes such items as clinical notes, administrative data, lab results, pharmacy data, radiology reports, and disease registry data.
Forms of amphibole asbestos also can cause noncancer diseases in proportion to exposure, according to researchers led by Lucy Peipins of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) and other environmental and public health agencies have recommended that exposure-reduction procedures (i.