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International Classification of Diseases

"International Classification of Diseases" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A system of categories to which morbid entries are assigned according to established criteria. Included is the entire range of conditions in a manageable number of categories, grouped to facilitate mortality reporting. It is produced by the World Health Organization (From ICD-10, p1). The Clinical Modifications, produced by the UNITED STATES DEPT. OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, are larger extensions used for morbidity and general epidemiological purposes, primarily in the U.S.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "International Classification of Diseases" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "International Classification of Diseases" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 343 publications over 19 distinct years, with a maximum of 37 publications in 2013
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