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MIMIC-III: Negative cultures and microbiologyevents

Negative cultures were added to the microbiologyevents table in version 1.4 of MIMIC-III: http://mimic.physionet.org/about/releasenotes/ #188 - Negative microbiology cultures are now recorded in ...
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How much did MIMIC have to pay hospitals to get access to their data?

While hospitals charging for data access is a disappointing trend, I don't think MIMIC paid for access in the sense implied by the question. The research and development of MIMIC is the product of ...
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The unit for blood cell number is different in labevent. How could I unify them?

You've actually found a bug in MIMIC-III v1.3. Some of the CD counts were muddled - actual counts (#/uL) were merged with percentages, and vice versa. If you look at the LOINC code for percent CD8 (...
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Want to understand MIMIC III warning in table Chartevents

The chartevents table of MIMIC-III is populated with data that has been archived by Metavision ICU, a clinical information system that integrates charted data from various sources, for example heart ...
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MIMIC-III - days of the week?

Days of the week and approximate seasonality are preserved in the date shift - see section 1.4.4 of the MIMIC II user guide for more details: http://mimic.physionet.org/archive/mimic-ii-guide.pdf (the ...
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How to associate the MIMIC II Waveform Matched database to the MIMIC III Clinical database?

That missingness is perfectly valid. Some patient records were removed from the MIMIC database after they were added, potentially due to privacy concerns or corrupted data. You have to work with only ...
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Past medical/medication history in MIMIC-III

This data was unavailable in v1.3 but has now been added and is available in v1.4 (released Sept 2nd 2016).
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mimic-iii - Age adjustment for >89 year olds

I think the answer depends on what you are looking to achieve in your analysis and how you would like to treat this set of patients. Your suggested approach should be fine if you intend to group ...
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MIMIC dataset : How to find time since first admission

I will reinterpret your question as "For patients who are still alive, what censor time is appropriate?". The minimum amount of time a patient must survive in order to not have a date of death in the ...
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Where is the "MIMIC-III Waveform Database"?

As far as I know the MIMIC-III Waveform Database is not publicly available yet.
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Are doses in inputevents_mv correct?

This was an issue in MIMIC-III v1.3 which has been corrected in v1.4. All doses should now be in the correct unit (before they were all in grams, erroneously).
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Vasopressor and antibiotics in MIMIC3

It looks like the administration record of antibiotics/vasopressor are found in the PRESCRIPTION table. The prescriptions table is a record of medications that were ordered. It does not indicate ...
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MIMIC-III: How the patients take their prescriptions exactly?

Active prescription orders: Drug (A): 08-01 to 08-02 Drug (A, B): 08-03 to 08-04 Drug (A, B, C): 08-05 to 08-08 Drug (B, C): 08-09 Keep in mind that the prescriptions table is a record of ...
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MIMIC III: timestamps are shifted by several years... is that normal?

The following paper provides important background information on the MIMIC-III dataset: http://www.nature.com/articles/sdata201635. The point below addresses your question: "dates were shifted into ...
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Start and stop times for non-invasive mechanical ventilation in MIMIC

I'm also new to MIMIC and not an expert, but I recently discovered that it is possible to find start and stop times for mechanical ventilation in the procedureevents_mv table.
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Sequential Compression Device (SCD) records in MIMIC

In CareVue, sequential compression devices are documented in the chartevents table: itemid = 49, label = "Anti-Embolism [Device]", value = (Ace Wrap, Elastic Stocking, None/Remarks, Compress Sleeves) ...
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Medication order in Prescription table

Look in either the inputevents_cv or the inputevents_mv table for detailed information about infusions. This will require identifying the one or more itemid associated with hydromorphone in the ...
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Can anyone HELP provide codes to import 'CHARTEVENTS' and 'NOTEEVENTS' in sas or R?

For R: As you probably know, CHARTEVENTS and NOTEEVENTS are on the large size for datasets, and will require special handling to import into R, unless you have a lot of RAM. It is likely preferable ...
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Mimic iii - Are the months of the year accurate to the actual months?

The answer is No - you can't extract accurate month, day or year data from MIMIC. De-identification diagram: The de-identification example actually shows that the month, day and year are all shifted....
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MIMIC III - C-Reactive protein

Lab results are shared between the tables labevents and chartevents: see here. The itemids found in the table d_items refer mainly to the table chartevents. I have found 743 results in chartevents ...
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ED Vitals and CHARTEVENTS prior to ICU admission

Vital signs in MIMIC-III are captured from the CareVue/MetaVision intensive care systems, so this data is not available during the period of emergency care. Emergency care data is currently being ...
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Is labevents table having lab values for tests before and after ICU admission?

The MIMIC documentation notes that: The labevents table contains both in-hospital laboratory measurements and out of hospital laboratory measurements from clinics which the patient has visited. ...
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Mimic III: clinical note match with icd9 code

You cannot link the ICD9 code to a specific note. ICD9 codes are linked to each hospital admission (HADM_ID), for which each person (SUBJECT_ID) will have one or more. Each hospital admission will ...
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Does MIMIC-III have carbohydrate intake information for patients?

Use this query: select * from mimiciii.d_items where category LIKE '%Fluids%' order by label This query lists all the 'Fluids' categories, and you will notice these link to inputevents_mv (this ...
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Does MIMIC-III have patients with atrial fibrillation & knee osteoarthritis?

Almost certainly there are patients with atrial fibrillation: select value, count(distinct icustay_id) as numad from chartevents where itemid = 212 group by value order by numpat desc; value ...
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Finding patients who went under vasopressor use in MIMIC-III

Insulin and lidocaine are not vasopressors - but the rest are. Determining which vasopressors to include is more determined by the research project rather than a global ground truth - sometimes you'd ...
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Does MIMIC-III have imaging data? If so, how can i access it?

Currently there is a database in mimic with x-ray images. You can find more information about this in: News about the dataset Get the dataset
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Does MIMIC-III have imaging data? If so, how can i access it?

Imaging reports are currently available (as of MIMIC-III v1.3), but the images themselves are not. It is possible that images will be released at a later date, but we do not expect this to happen in ...
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what is the exactly relationship between the diagnoses priority and the treatment in MIMIC-III?

I want to know how [how] the priority impact[s] the treatment exactly. The ICD codes are used for billing and do not impact treatment. This is an important point to understand when carrying out ...
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Are doses in inputevents_mv correct?

it is best to review manually any outliers to be honest....
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