Term: Admission Diagnosis
Last Updated: 2007-09-26
Diagnosis given to patient on admission to hospital. Note : Hospital discharge abstracts usually also record the most responsible diagnosis in the first field. These diagnoses are often coded using the International Classification of Disease (ICD) system.
- Elective Admission
- Emergent Admission
- International Classification of Diseases (ICD)
- International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, with Clinical Modifications (ICD-9-CM)
- Most Responsible Diagnosis
- Urgent Admission
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