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Manuals & Coding Resources

A Short Guide on the Classification of Diseases (ICD)

A Short Guide on the Classification of Diseases (ICD)

Manuals & Coding Resources
At the onset of this new decade, we have several topics to discuss. But the first term that sparks up in our heads would be 'disease.' You cannot possibly block the image of the pandemic's impact on the world when hearing of the year 2020. This can be deemed the right time for this discussion as more people have become health conscious over the past few months. Diseases and pandemics are now looked upon with more apprehension, making it imperative for everyone to learn about the different classifications so that you understand the risks you may be exposed to in each situation. The International Classification of Diseases is a list compiled and frequently updated by the World Health Organization. Let us look at this classification in detail. What is the ICD? No educated person would b...