Unified Medical Language System® (UMLS®)
ICPC2-ICD10 Thesaurus Source Information
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.
ICPC2-ICD10 Thesaurus is used to code data about patients’ diagnoses.
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).
ICPC2-ICD10 Thesaurus is used by general/family practice and primary care physicians.
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.
- 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
- Transition Project [Internet]. Amsterdam: The Transition Project Foundation; [last updated 2009 Dec 19; cited 2010 Apr 21]. Available from: http://www.transitieproject.nl/.