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Surveillance Case Definitions

Standard surveillance case definitions used by the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch (AFHSB) for routine surveillance and reporting. These case definitions have been designed for use with administrative healthcare data derived from the U.S. military electronic health record (EHR) and contained in the Defense Medical Surveillance System (DMSS) and other available datasets.



3.0 Dental

No case definitions at this time

11.0 Infectious Disease

18.0 Rheumatology

No case definitions at this time

19.0 Surgical Procedures

Appendectomy; See "Appendicitis" Case Definition
Cholecystectomy; See "Gallbladder Disease" Case Definition
Hiatal Hernia Repair; See "Hiatal Hernia" Case Definition



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