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International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, 10th revision (ICD-10) 2016

Author:
World Health Organization (WHO)
Publisher:
WHO
Price: £365.00

ICD-10, 10th edition, 2016 revision includes more than 100 edits, updates and clarifications from 1997 to the end of 2015.

It has many health management purposes and clinical uses, including :

  • Analysis of the general health situation of population groups

  • Monitoring of the incidence and prevalence of diseases and health conditions

  • Sharing and comparing health information between hospitals, regions, settings and countries

  • Statistical classification of all health disorders, to assist diagnoses

  • Easy storage, retrieval and analysis of health information for evidenced-based decision-making;

  • Other health problems with respect to variables, such as the characteristics and circumstances of the individuals affected.

Volume 1 includes the introduction of:

  • New WHO dengue classification, distinction between seasonal and zoonotic or pandemic influenza

  • An update to the terminology of haematological tumours in line with the recent developments in the field

  • Added detail for atrial fibrillation and flutter

  • The coding scheme of haemorrhoids has been updated and moved to the digestive system chapter

  • Further changes include a new code to document female genital mutilation, a range of emergency codes, and additional details for coding of antibiotic resistance.

Volume 2 includes:

  • Mortality coding instructions have been fully rewritten for greater clarity, without changing the existing rules

  • New death certificate, a form for the recommended additional information for perinatal deaths

  • A flyer on how to fill in the medical certificate of cause of death.

Volume 3 has been updated to match changes in Volume 1.

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Extent N/A ISBN 9789241549165
Size N/A Price £365.00
Format Hardback Published 26 Oct 2015
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