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Information is not available in the format requested. Information on the numbers of patients diagnosed in out-patient or other environments is not collected centrally. The information provided in the following table is the number of admission episodes where a primary diagnosis of haemolytic-uremic syndrome (i.e. not just atypical) has been recorded.
|Total number of finished admission episodes (1) with a primary diagnosis (2) of Haemolytic- uremic syndrome (ICD-10 code D59.3) by age group for 2007-08, 2008-09 and 2009-10|
|(1) Finished admission episodes A finished admission episode (FAE) is the first period of in-patient care under one consultant within one health care provider. FAEs are counted against the year in which the admission episode finishes. Admissions do not represent the number of in-patients, as a person may have more than one admission within the year. (2) Primary diagnosis The primary diagnosis is the first of up to 20 (14 from 2002-03 to 2006-07 and seven prior to 2002-03) diagnosis fields in the Hospital Episode Statistics (HES) data set and provides the main reason why the patient was admitted to hospital. Source s : 1. Hospital Episode Statistics (HES), The NHS Information Centre for health and social care 2. Activity in English NHS Hospitals and English NHS commissioned activity in the independent sector|
Information on deaths involving atypical haemolytic-uremic syndrome is not directly available from the statistical information derived from death registrations.