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Diagnosis code X[X(8)]

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Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term651860
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 05/10/2016
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The code set representing diagnoses.

Representational attributes

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Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termX[X(8)]
Maximum character length:Help on this term9

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This value domain allows reporting of diagnosis using different code sets.

The code set can be represented by the following:

ICD-10-AM - 6th edition, 7th edition, 8th edition, 9th edition and 10th edition

International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems - 10th Revision - Australian Modification. ICD-10-AM is a classification of diseases and health related problems. ICD-10-AM diagnoses codes contain three core character codes with some expansion to four and five character codes. The format for ICD-10-AM diagnoses codes is ANN{.N[N]}

ICD-9-CM - 2nd edition

International Classification of Diseases - 9th Revision - Clinical Modification. ICD-9-CM is a classification of diseases. ICD-9-CM diagnoses codes contain four character codes with some expansion to five character codes. The format for ICD-9-CM diagnoses codes is NNN.N[N]


Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine - Clinical Terms - Australian version (Emergency Department Reference Set). SNOMED CT-AU is a clinical terminology which uses a structured vocabulary to describe the care and treatment of patients. There is a subset for emergency department care. The format for EDRS-SNOMED CT-AU diagnoses codes is NNNNNN[NNN]

Source and reference attributes

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Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

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Supersedes Diagnosis code X[X(8)] Health, Superseded 05/10/2016

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Emergency department stay—additional diagnosis, code X[X(8)] Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

Emergency department stay—principal diagnosis, code X[X(8)] Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

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