ICHPPC | definition of ICHPPC by Medical dictionary
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Health problems were coded with the use of the International Classification of Health Problems in Primary Care (ICHPPC).
The 23 broad diagnostic categories shown in Table 1 [omitted] are made up of about 360 specific diseases and patient problems grouped together in the ICHPPC coding manual.
Imagine the number of meetings and papers needed to get agreement on the International Classification of Health Problems in Primary Care (ICHPPC
) or on ICD-9-CM.