Journal article

Reliability of ICD-10 external cause of death codes in the National Coroners Information System

Lynda Bugeja, Angela J Clapperton, Jessica J Killian, Karen L Stephan, Joan Ozanne-Smith

Health Information Management Journal | SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC | Published : 2010


Funding Acknowledgements

An Australian Postgraduate Award supported the first and third authors for their PhD candidature. The Monash University Accident Research Centre Doctoral Student Fund supported funding for independent coding of ICD-10 cause of death. Many thanks to Jessica Pearse (Manager, NCIS) and Leanne Daking (Quality Manager, NCIS) for their expert advice and review and comments on the manuscript. Thanks also to Dr Kirsten McKenzie (Deputy Director and Senior Research Fellow, National Centre for Health Information Research and Training Queensland University of Technology) for providing information on the ABS ICD-10 coding processes and valuable comment on the manuscript.