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International Classification of Primary Care 2E Source Information

Web site
http://www.globalfamilydoctor.com/wicc/sensi.html

Authority
The International Classification of Primary Care, Second Edition, Electronic (ICPC-2-E) is produced by the World Organization of National Colleges, Academies and Academic Associates of General Practitioners/Family Physicians (WONCA) now known as the World Organization of Family Doctors (Wonca). ICPC-2-E is maintained and updated by the International Classification Committee of Wonca (WICC).

Description
ICPC-2-E is the electronic version of the revised chapters 10 and 11 of the International Classification of Primary Care, Second Edition (ICPC-2).

ICPC-2-E replaces these chapters of the ICPC-2 book, and is the standard for ICPC-2 classification use in print and electronically.

For more information about ICPC in the Metathesaurus, see the ICPC source synopsis.

Update Frequency
ICPC-2-E was last updated in 2003.

Metathesaurus Update Frequency
ICPC-2-E was last updated in the Metathesaurus in 2005.

Sites Consulted

  1. ICPC-2 International Classification for Primary Care [Internet]. Singapore: World Organization of National Colleges, Academies and Academic Associations of General Practitioners/Family Physicians; [cited 2010 Feb 26]. Available from: http://www.globalfamilydoctor.com/wicc/sensi.html