Discharge Abstract Database (DAD) Codes included in this clinical category:
D23: Would Disruption
Disruption of surgical wound during the same hospital stay or an obstetric wound during the delivery episode of care.
Identified as diagnosis type (M), (1), (2), (W), (X) or (Y)
Identified as diagnosis type (2)
in the same diagnosis cluster
Disruption of Caesarean section wound, delivered with mention of postpartum complication
Disruption of perineal obstetric wound, delivered with mention of postpartum complication
Disruption of operation wound, not elsewhere classified
Complications of medical and surgical care (refer to Appendix A) of the Hospital Harm Indicator General Methodology Notes
*Applicable to DAD abstracts from fiscal year 2015-2016 onward.