International Classification of Disease

Definition

Health Economics

  • The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) is designed to promote international comparability in the collection, processing, classification and presentation of mortality statistics and is published by the World Health Organization. The current classification is the tenth edition (ICD-10).

    I. Infectious and parasitic diseases
    II. Neoplasms
    III. Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs
    IV. Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases, and immunity disorders
    V. Mental and behavioural disorders
    VI-VIII. Diseases of the nervous system and sense organs
    IX. Diseases of the circulatory system
    X. Diseases of the respiratory system
    XI. Diseases of the digestive system
    XII. Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
    XIII. Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue
    XIV. Diseases of the genito-urinary system
    XV. Complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium
    XVI. Certain complications originating in the prenatal period
    XVII. Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal disorders
    XVIII. Symptoms, signs and ill-defined conditions
    XX. External causes of morbidity and mortality

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