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ICPC2-ICD10 Thesaurus Source Information

Web site
http://www.rivm.nl/who-fic/thesauruseng.htm

Authority
The International Classification of Primary Care, Second Edition (ICPC2) – International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD10) Thesaurus was developed at the Academic Medical Center at the University of Amsterdam and is now maintained by the Transition Project Foundation.

Purpose
ICPC2-ICD10 Thesaurus is used to code data about patients’ diagnoses.

Description
ICPC2-ICD10 Thesaurus maps the diagnoses found in ICPC-2, which only includes the more common diagnoses, to the wide range of diagnoses found in ICD-10. This provides finer granularity for patient diagnosis in the domain of family medicine.

ICPC2-ICD10 Thesaurus also includes mappings between ICD-9-CM and ICD-10 provided by the World Health Organization (WHO).

Audience
ICPC2-ICD10 Thesaurus is used by general/family practice and primary care physicians.

Update Frequency
ICPC2-ICD10 Thesaurus is updated irregularly; it was last updated in 2005.

Metathesaurus Update Frequency
ICPC2-ICD10 Thesaurus was last updated in the Metathesaurus in 2005.

Sites Consulted

  1. Manual for the Use of the ICPC2-ICD10 Thesaurus [Internet]. Amsterdam: The Transition Project Foundation; [cited 2010 Apr 21]. Available from: http://www.rivm.nl/who-fic/cdromthesaurus/Manual%20Thesaurus%20bilingual_files/frame.htm
  2. Transition Project [Internet]. Amsterdam: The Transition Project Foundation; [last updated 2009 Dec 19; cited 2010 Apr 21]. Available from: http://www.transitieproject.nl/.