icd10_sub_chapters: ICD-10 sub-chapters

Description Format Source

Description

The WHO ICD-10 scheme sub-chapters. N.b. there may be WHO vs CM differences: please file bug if noted. In the XML definition of ICD-10-CM there are some intermediate hierarchical levels, e.g. for neoplasms. Sub-chapter here is defined as the lowest-level grouping of three-digit codes, e.g. C00-C14 "Malignant neoplasms of lip, oral cavity and pharynx", not C00-C96 "Malignant neoplasms" which itself is a subset of the chapter C00-D49 "Neoplasms"

Format

list with sub-chapter or major names stored in list names, each with two element named character vector with start and end codes.

Source

http://apps.who.int/classifications/icd10/browse/2016/en


icd documentation built on May 9, 2018, 9:04 a.m.