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International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Tenth Revision, Australian Modification 4th edition

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Synonymous names:Help on this termICD-10-AM 4th edn
METeOR identifier:Help on this term325387
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 07/12/2005
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The National Centre for Classification in Health classification for diseases, related health problems and procedures and Australian Coding Standards

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ICD-10-AM 4th Ed 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 consists of three sections: Section I is the index of diseases, syndromes, pathological conditions, injuries, signs, symptoms, problems and other reasons for contact with health services. Section II is the index of external causes of injury. The terms included here are not medical diagnoses but descriptions of the circumstances in which the violence occurred. Section III is the index of drugs and other chemical substances giving rise to poisoning or other adverse effects (also referred to as the Table of drugs and chemicals).
  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 contain the national standards developed by the NCCH which provide guidance in the application of ICD-10-AM codes.

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Origin:Help on this termNCCH (National Centre for Classification in Health) 2004. The International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Tenth Revision, Australian Modification (4th Ed). Sydney: NCCH, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney
Revision status:Help on this termICD-10-AM 4th Ed supersedes the third 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.

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Has been superseded by Australian Classification of Health Interventions (ACHI) 5th edition Health, Superseded 05/02/2008

Supersedes International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Tenth Revision, Australian Modification 3rd edition Health, Superseded 28/06/2004

Has been superseded by International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Tenth Revision, Australian Modification 5th edition Health, Superseded 05/02/2008

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Activity type code (ICD-10-AM 4th edn) ANNNN Health, Superseded 07/12/2005

Congenital malformations code (ICD-10-AM 4th edn) ANN{.N[N]} Health, Superseded 07/12/2005

Diagnosis code (ICD-10-AM 4th edn) ANN{.N[N]} Health, Superseded 07/12/2005

External cause code (ICD-10-AM 4th edn) ANN{.N[N]} Health, Superseded 07/12/2005

Neonatal morbidity code (ICD-10-AM 4th edn) ANN{.N[N]} Health, Superseded 07/12/2005

Place of occurrence (ICD-10-AM 4th edn) ANN{.N[N]} Health, Superseded 07/12/2005

Pregnancy/childbirth and puerperium code (ICD-10-AM 4th edn) ANN{.N[N]} Health, Superseded 07/12/2005

Primary site of cancer code (ICD-10-AM 4th edn) ANN{.N[N]} Health, Superseded 07/12/2005

Procedure code (ICD-10-AM 4th edn) NNNNN-NN Health, Superseded 07/12/2005

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