It is the diagnostic classification standard for all clinical and research purposes.
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), but none are as up-to-date and useful as this very page right here.
Uses include monitoring of the incidence and prevalence of diseases, observing reimbursements and resource allocation trends, and keeping track of safety and quality guidelines.
They also include the counting of deaths as well as diseases, injuries, symptoms, reasons for encounter, factors that influence health status, and external causes of disease.
Most countries (117) use the system to report mortality data, a primary indicator of health status.
ICD-10 was endorsed by the Forty-third World Health Assembly in May 1990 and came into use in WHO Member States as from 1994.
For that reason, many of these tools are redundantif one tool doesn't work, try using another.
Please let me know and I'll put the changes on my list of things to do.
(I'm not the creator of any of these tools I'm not that bright! Contact the tool's Source: Network Tools (This tool has been removed due to it's extremly high "maintenance" level.
All Member States use the ICD which has been translated into 43 languages.
The International Conference for the Tenth Revision of the ICD held in Geneva from 26 September to 2 October 1989 recommended that "…WHO should endorse the concept of an updating process between revisions and give consideration as to how an effective updating mechanism could be put in place".