APACHE Acute Diagnoses
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This is not about Chronic Health APACHE or the APACHE Comorbid Diagnoses.
- In the APACHE system of risk stratification, you assign a single diagnosis that represents the single most relevant reason for admission to ICU -- chosen from a specific list of 45 possibilities. Thus it is related to the Primary Admit Diagnosis but it is automatically assigned based on whatever was coded as that "Primary Admit Diagnosis".
Implementation in CCMDB
draws on the
The contents of the
are then used by the
to provide the list of ICD10 APACHE Acute Diagnoses for patient records.
further on this wiki