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Definition

A clinical intervention represented by a code that:

  • is surgical in nature, and/or
  • carries a procedural risk, and/or
  • carries an anaesthetic risk, and/or
  • requires specialised training, and/or
  • requires special facilities or equipment only available in an acute care setting.

Components

Data Element (this item)

Representation

This representation is based on the value domain for this data element, more information is available at " Procedure code (ICD-10-AM 3rd edn) NNNNN-NN ".
Data Type Number
Format NNNNN-NN
Maximum character length 7

Comments

Origin:

National Centre for Classification in Health

National Health Data Committee

Comments:
The National Centre for Classification in Health advises the National Health Data Committee of relevant changes to the ICD-10-AM.

References

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