The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) is the global standard for coding of diseases and health conditions, the codes for which are fundamental in the reporting of disease trends and statistics. Clinical coding of hypercholesterolaemia encompasses the identification of individuals with familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH). In-hospital coding misclassifications can diminish the ability to accurately identify and monitor diseases through electronic health records.
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Accepted: September 11, 2022
Received: September 7, 2022
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