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External Cause (baby) ICD-10-AM

Data Item category

Neonatal morbidity

Collections containing the item

Data definitions

METeOR: The environmental event, circumstance or condition as the cause of injury, poisoning and other adverse effect, as represented by a code. (An external cause code should be sequenced following the related injury or poisoning code, or following the group of codes, if more than one injury or condition has resulted from this external cause.)

Additional information

This item would contain data relating to adverse events or complications of care in hospital. Note that relationships between external causes, activity codes, place of occurrence and diagnoses may not be clear, particularly for complex records.

Related items

Principal diagnosis ICD-10-AM
Additional diagnosis ICD-10-AM
Place of occurrence of external cause ICD-10-AM
Activity when injured ICD-10-AM

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