Fundamentals of Morbidity Coding
Using ICD-10-AM, ACHI and ACS Ninth Edition
Fundamentals of Morbidity Coding, now updated for Ninth Edition, provides users with a fundamental understanding of how to code diseases and procedures using The International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Tenth Edition, Australian Modification (ICD-10-AM), the Australian Classification of Health Interventions (ACHI) and the application of the Australian Coding Standards (ACS) Ninth Edition.
The textbook provides a brief history on the development of classification systems and describes the purpose of clinical coding. The main areas of the classification are outlined with exercises relevant to each section being provided to test the user's knowledge of the classification. Other topics include:
- Introduction to the ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS
- Conventions used in the classification
- Abstracting relevant information from the clinical record for coding
- Answers to exercises.
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Previous ‘Fundamentals of Mortality Coding’ for Eighth Edition also available on request.