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Discharge Abstract Database (DAD) Codes included in this clinical category: 

D23: Would Disruption

Concept

Disruption of surgical wound during the same hospital stay or an obstetric wound during the delivery episode of care.

 

Notes

O90.002

O90.102

Identified as diagnosis type (M), (1), (2), (W), (X) or (Y)

 

Selection criteria

T81.3

Identified as diagnosis type (2) AND Y60–Y84 (complications of medical or surgical care)* in the same diagnosis cluster

 

Codes

Code descriptions

 

O90.002

Disruption of Caesarean section wound, delivered with mention of postpartum complication

 

O90.102

Disruption of perineal obstetric wound, delivered with mention of postpartum complication

 

T81.3

Disruption of operation wound, not elsewhere classified

 

*For the descriptions of external cause codes of complications of medical or surgical care (Y60–Y84), please see Appendix 2 of the Measuring Patient Harm in Canadian Hospitals: Technical Report.