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Episode of admitted patient care—procedure, code (ICD-10-AM 4th edn) NNNNN-NN

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termProcedure
METeOR identifier:Help on this term333826
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 07/12/2005
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A clinical intervention represented by a code that:

  • is surgical in nature, and/or
  • carries a procedural risk, and/or
  • carries an anaesthetic risk, and/or
  • requires specialised training, and/or
  • requires special facilities or equipment only available in an acute care setting.
Data Element Concept:Episode of admitted patient care—procedure

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Representational attributes

Classification scheme:International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Tenth Revision, Australian Modification 4th edition
Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termNNNNN-NN
Maximum character length:Help on this term7

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Collection methods:Help on this termRecord and code all procedures undertaken during the episode of care in accordance with the ICD-10-AM (3rd edition) Australian Coding Standards. Procedures are derived from and must be substantiated by clinical documentation.
Comments:Help on this termThe National Centre for Classification in Health advises the National Health Data Committee of relevant changes to the ICD-10-AM.

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National Centre for Classification in Health

National Health Data Committee

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Has been superseded by Episode of admitted patient care—procedure, code (ACHI 5th edn) NNNNN-NN Health, Superseded 05/02/2008

Supersedes Episode of admitted patient care—procedure, code (ICD-10-AM 3rd edn) NNNNN-NN Health, Superseded 28/06/2004

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