International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Tenth Revision, Australian Modification 3rd edition
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ICD-10-AM 3rd edn
Health, Superseded 28/06/2004
The National Centre for Classification in Health classification for diseases, related health problems and procedures
ICD-10-AM 3rd edn is composed of 5 volumes: 1. Tabular List of Diseases. The tabular list of diseases contains the disease classification itself at the three, four and five character levels. Two appendices are specified: Morphology of neoplasms; and Special tabulation lists for mortality and morbidity. 2. Alphabetic Index of Diseases. The index to diseases contains many diagnostic terms which do not appear in Volume 1. 3. Tabular List of Procedures (ACHI). The tabular list of procedures contains the procedure classification itself. Two appendices are specified: Mapping table; and ACHI codes listed in numerical order. 4. Alphabetic Index of Procedures (ACHI). The index of procedures contains many procedure terms which do not appear in Volume 3. 5. Australian Coding Standards. The Australian Coding Standards contains the national standards developed by the NCCH which provide guidance in the application of ICD-10-AM codes.
Source and reference attributes
NCCH (National Centre for Classification in Health) 2002. The International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Tenth Revision, Australian Modification (3rd edn). Sydney: NCCH, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney
ICD-10-AM 3rd edn supersedes the second edition of ICD-10-AM. ICD-10-AM was developed by the National Centre for Classification in Health (NCCH). During the development, the NCCH was advised by members of the NCCH Coding Standards Advisory Committee and the Clinical Classification and Coding Groups, consisting of expert clinical coders and clinicians nominated by the Australian Casemix Clinical Committee.