Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Glossary Item
METeOR identifier:327224
Registration status:Health, Standard 01/03/2005
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Proposed 17/10/2012
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018
Definition:A diagnosis is the decision reached, after assessment, of the nature and identity of the disease or condition of a patient or recipient of residential care (resident).

Health services:

Diagnostic information provides the basis for analysis of health service usage, epidemiological studies and monitoring of specific disease entities.

Collection and usage attributes

Comments:Classification systems which enable the allocation of a code to the diagnostic information:
  • International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Australian Modification (ICD-10-AM),
  • British Paediatric Association Classification of Diseases,
  • North America Nursing Diagnosis Association,
  • International Classification of Primary Care International,
  • Classification of Impairments, Disabilities and Handicaps,
  • International Classification of Functioning.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:National Data Standards Committee

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Diagnosis, version 2, DEC, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (14.7 KB)

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