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Definition

The place where the external cause of injury, poisoning or adverse effect occurred, as represented by a code.

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Data Element (this item)

Comments

Guide for use:

Admitted patient:

Use External Causes of Morbidity and Mortality Place of Occurrence codes from the current edition of ICD-10-AM. Used with all ICD-10-AM external cause codes and assigned according to the Australian Coding Standards.

External cause codes in the range W00 to Y34, except Y06 and Y07 must be accompanied by a place of occurrence code.

External cause codes V01 to Y34 must be accompanied by an activity code.

Origin:

National Health Data Committee

National Centre for Classification in Health

AIHW National Injury Surveillance Unit

National Data Standards for Injury Surveillance Advisory Group

Comments:

Enables categorisation of injury and poisoning according to factors important for injury control. Necessary for defining and monitoring injury control targets, injury costing and identifying cases for in-depth research.

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