Coders need guidanceBMJ 2010; 340 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c139 (Published 13 January 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c139
- Sunku H Guptha, consultant physician
- 1Peterborough and Stamford NHS Trust, Peterborough PE3 6DA
Nigel Hawkes shows how Dr Foster’s hospital standardised mortality rate can be influenced by the presence of comorbidities.1 It is hard …
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