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Impairment type code (AROC 2012)

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Metadata item type:Help on this termClassification Scheme
METeOR identifier:Help on this term498498
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 11/04/2014
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 22/12/2016
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 11/10/2012
Definition:Help on this termThe Australasian Rehabilitation Outcomes Centre (AROC) code set describing the primary type of patient impairment in a rehabilitation episode.
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The AROC impairment code set classifies the primary reason for a patient undergoing a rehabilitation episode of care.

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The code set contains the following high level impairment types:

  • Stroke
  • Brain dysfunction
  • Neurological conditions
  • Spinal cord dysfunction
  • Amputation of limb
  • Arthritis
  • Pain syndromes
  • Orthopaedic conditions
  • Cardiac
  • Pulmonary
  • Burns
  • Congenital deformities
  • Other disabling impairments
  • Major multiple trauma
  • Developmental disabilities
  • Re-conditioning/restorative

Underneath each high level impairment type are a subset of codes providing more specific detail on the type of impairment. For example:

Stroke

  • Haemorrhagic
    • Left body involvement
    • Right body involvement
    • Bilateral involvement
    • No paresis
    • Other stroke
  • Ischaemic
    • Left body involvement
    • Right body involvement
    • Bilateral involvement
    • No paresis
    • Other stroke

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termIndependent Hospital Pricing Authority
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Australasian Rehabilitation Outcomes Centre (AROC)

Reference documents:Help on this termAROC Impairment Codes, March 2012. Australasian Rehabilitation Outcomes Centre (AROC), University of Wollongong, Wollongong. Viewed 15 October 2012, http://ahsri.uow.edu.au/content/groups/public/@web/@chsd/@aroc/
documents/doc/uow121224.pdf

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Impairment type code (AROC 2007) Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Superseded 11/10/2012

Value Domains based on this classification scheme:Help on this term

Impairment type code (AROC 2012) NN.NNNN Health, Standard 11/04/2014
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 22/12/2016
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 11/10/2012

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