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The article presents history of development and becoming of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD), including its importance and necessity for health care.
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Name: Problemy sotsial'noi gigieny, zdravookhraneniia i istorii meditsiny
Inconsistencies in the nomenclature of structures of the frontal sinus have impeded the development of a validated "reference standard" classification system that surgeons can reliably agree upon. The...
The switch from International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification to International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Procedure Coding System (ICD-10-PCS) for co...
Heart failure (HF) is a common, serious, and still poorly known illness, which might benefit from studies in claims databases. However, to provide reliable estimates, HF patients must be adequately id...
The Robson classification was proposed by WHO in 2011 as the most appropriate system for classification of caesarean sections. Although the classification is based on clear and commonly recorded chara...
International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health: Children and Youth Version has shown an increasing role in the assessment of children with cerebral palsy (CP), but just a few rese...
Allergic diseases, including allergic asthma, allergic rhinitis and anaphylaxis are not properly classified in current classifications of diseases. We here propose a project based on the e...
The sum of medical interventions can do more harm than good. Supporting patients' resources instead of combating disease might effectively help reducing "too much medicine". A first step t...
In this project, we derive survival risk ratios (SRR) based on International Classification of Disease version 10 (ICD-10) injury codes to validate the ICD Injury Severity Score (ICISS) in...
Background. The aim of our study was to investigate the ability of the Seventh edition of the classification by the International Union Against Cancer (UICC) to identify patients at higher...
the World Health Organization (WHO) has proposed a classification of histopathological thymic tumor and it significance in prognosis. Chest computed tomography (CT) is the most common meth...
The World Health Organization's classification categories of health and health-related domains. The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) consists of two lists: a list of body functions and structure, and a list of domains of activity and participation. The ICF also includes a list of environmental factors.
Inflammation and loss of connective tissues supporting or surrounding the teeth. This may involve any part of the PERIODONTIUM. Periodontitis is currently classified by disease progression (CHRONIC PERIODONTITIS; AGGRESSIVE PERIODONTITIS) instead of age of onset. (From 1999 International Workshop for a Classification of Periodontal Diseases and Conditions, American Academy of Periodontology)
A system of categories to which morbid entries are assigned according to established criteria. Included is the entire range of conditions in a manageable number of categories, grouped to facilitate mortality reporting. It is produced by the World Health Organization (From ICD-10, p1). The Clinical Modifications, produced by the UNITED STATES DEPT. OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, are larger extensions used for morbidity and general epidemiological purposes, primarily in the U.S.
System established by the World Health Organization and the International Committee on Thrombosis and Hemostasis for monitoring and reporting blood coagulation tests. Under this system, results are standardized using the International Sensitivity Index for the particular test reagent/instrument combination used.
An international organization whose members include most of the sovereign nations of the world with headquarters in New York City. The primary objectives of the organization are to maintain peace and security and to achieve international cooperation in solving international economic, social, cultural, or humanitarian problems.