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ICD-10

  • Lee R. Morisy
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Abstract

ICD-10 is the 10th revision of the international classification of diseases. This is a medical classification list prepared and sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO); it is designed to collect statistical data on the causes and progress of diseases and other health conditions. It includes codes for diseases, signs and symptoms, abnormal findings, complaints, social circumstances, and external causes of injury or disease.

Keywords

Body Part Diagnosis Code Current Procedural Terminology Principal Diagnosis Prostatic Adenoma 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Suggested Reading

  1. 1.
    International Diseases Classification 10th revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM), World Health Organization. American Medical Association; 2016 edition.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    International Diseases Classification 10th revision, Procedure Coding System (ICD-10-PCS), World Health Organization. American Medical Association; 2016 edition.Google Scholar

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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.American College of Surgeons Representative to the AHA Editorial Advisory Board for ICD-10-CM & HCPCS, Department of SurgeryBaptist Memorial HospitalMemphisUSA

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