Use External Causes of Morbidity and Mortality Place of Occurrence codes from the current edition of ICD-10-AM. Used with all ICD-10-AM external cause codes and assigned according to the Australian Coding Standards.
External cause codes in the range W00 to Y34, except Y06 and Y07 must be accompanied by a place of occurrence code.
External cause codes V01 to Y34 must be accompanied by an activity code.
Enables categorisation of injury and poisoning according to factors important for injury control. Necessary for defining and monitoring injury control targets, injury costing and identifying cases for in-depth research.
Source and reference attributes
National Health Data Committee
National Centre for Classification in Health
AIHW National Injury Surveillance Unit
National Data Standards for Injury Surveillance Advisory Group