<h2>International Classification of Diseases (ICD).</h2>

International Classification of Diseases (ICD).

Getting editions Nine (ICD9) & Ten (ICD10) into a relational database can be tricky, even though these ontologies are available free online from numerous US government websites. Finding them in data science-friendly formats can be time consuming and frustrating. So in this post I’ll outline how and where to obtain them, cleanse them and get them into a simple database for use elsewhere. Hopefully saving you hours of unnecessary searching or using data sets of uncertain provenance.

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