Technical Tips and Training

Technical Tips and Training

Welcome to the NSSP Technical Tips page, where you’ll find helpful tips, tricks, and training for working with BioSense Platform tools such as ESSENCE, Access & Management Center, and RStudio Professional.

NSSP–ESSENCE Tips and Training

  • Free-text Coding Article Series—how to write ESSENCE free-text queries:

Part 1. Wildcards
Part 2. Underscores_and Brackets [ ]
Part 3. Inclusionary Terms
Part 4. Exclusion Terms and Parentheses
Part 5. A “Starter” Fall-related Injury Query and Examples of Complex Queries
Part 6. Wrapping Things Up

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Page last reviewed: November 3, 2020