Injury event—activity type, code (ICD-10-AM 5th edn) ANNNN
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Activity when injured|
The type of activity being undertaken by the person when injured, for admitted patients, as represented by a code.
|Data Element Concept:||Injury event—activity type|
Value domain attributes
|Classification scheme:||International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Tenth Revision, Australian Modification 5th edition|
|Maximum character length:||5|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
Use the appropriate External Causes of Morbidity and Mortality Activity codes from the current edition of ICD-10-AM. Used with 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. This term is the basis for identifying work-related and sport-related injuries.
Source and reference attributes
National Centre for Classification in Health
National Injury Surveillance Unit
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Injury event—activity type, code (ICD-10-AM 4th edn) ANNNN
Has been superseded by Injury event—activity type, code (ICD-10-AM 6th edn) ANNNN
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