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Identifying patients with medically unexplained physical symptoms in electronic medical records in primary care: a validation study

Madelon den Boeft1*, Johannes C van der Wouden1, Trudie R Rydell-Lexmond2, Niek J de Wit2, Henriëtte E van der Horst1 and Mattijs E Numans123

Author Affiliations

1 Department of General Practice and Elderly Care Medicine, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2 Department of General Practices, Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Universiteitsweg 100, 3584 CG, Utrecht, The Netherlands

3 Department of Public Health and Primary Care LUMC, Albinusdreef 2, 2333 ZA, Leiden, The Netherlands

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BMC Family Practice 2014, 15:109  doi:10.1186/1471-2296-15-109

Published: 5 June 2014

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ICPC codes referring to symptoms suggestive for MUPS.

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