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External cause code (ICD-10-AM 11th edn) ANN{.N[N]}

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METeOR identifier:Help on this term699554
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 12/12/2018
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The ICD-10-AM (11th edition) code set representing external cause of injury, poisoning or other adverse effect.

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Supersedes External cause code (ICD-10-AM 10th edn) ANN{.N[N]} Health, Superseded 12/12/2018, Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 10/07/2017, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Recorded 04/08/2016, ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

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Injury event—external cause, code (ICD-10-AM 11th edn) ANN{.N[N]} Health, Standard 12/12/2018
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 08/04/2019

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Classification scheme:International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Tenth Revision, Australian Modification 11th edition
Synonymous names:Help on this termICD-10-AM 11th edn
METeOR identifier:Help on this term699536
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 12/12/2018
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A statistical health classification of diseases and related health problems.

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ICD-10-AM is comprised of:

  • Tabular List of Diseases - contains core three character codes with some expansion to four and five character codes. Two appendices are specified: Morphology of neoplasms; and Special tabulation lists for mortality and morbidity.
  • Alphabetic Index of Diseases - consists of three sections: Section I is the index of diseases, syndromes, pathological conditions, injuries, signs, symptoms, problems and other reasons for contact with health services. Section II is the index of external causes of injury. The terms included here are not medical diagnoses but descriptions of the circumstances in which the violence occurred. Section III is the index of drugs and other chemical substances giving rise to poisoning or other adverse effects (also known as the Table of drugs and chemicals).

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Australian Consortium for Classification Development (ACCD) 2018. The International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Tenth Revision, Australian Modification (ICD-10-AM) – Eleventh Edition - Tabular list of diseases and Alphabetic index of diseases. Adelaide: Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Lane Publishing.

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ICD-10-AM was developed by the National Centre for Classification in Health (NCCH). During the development, the NCCH was advised by members of the NCCH Coding Standards Advisory Committee (CSAC) and the Clinical Classification and Coding Groups (CCCG), consisting of expert clinical coders and clinicians nominated by the Clinical Casemix Committee of Australia.

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