Kilkenny MF, Kim J, Andrew NE, Sundararajan V, Thrift AG, Katzenellenbogen J, Flack F, Gattellari M, Boyd JH, Anderson P, Lannin NA, Sipthorp M, Johnston T, Cadilhac DA. Maximising use of data and avoiding data waste: case study from stroke. Med J Australia 2019; 210 (1): 27-31 doi: 10.5694/mja2.12029 



To determine the feasibility of linking data from the Australian Stroke Clinical Registry (AuSCR), the National Death Index (NDI), and state‐managed databases for hospital admissions and emergency presentations; to evaluate data completeness and concordance between datasets for common variables.