Monday, July 19, 2010

What is an ICD 10 code, and where can I look them up?

ICD stands for the International Classification of Diseases (or, if you must know the full name, the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems ).  It's published by the World Health Organization.  WHO has an online code lookup for ICD 10 -- the 10th version of the ICD published so far.

Need more information? Newspaper archives are one of the best online research tools. If you're searching for information on people, try Intelius.