Table 1

Alcohol-related diagnosis codes used from ICD-10-AM

Alcohol-related diagnosisICD-10-AM codes
Alcohol-induced pseudo-Cushing’s syndromeE24.4
Wernicke encephalopathyE51.2
Mental and behavioural disorders due to use of alcoholF10
Degeneration of nervous system due to alcoholG31.2
Alcoholic polyneuropathyG62.1
Alcoholic myopathyG72.1
Alcoholic cardiomyopathyI42.6
Alcoholic gastritisK29.2
Alcohol-induced liver diseasesK70.0, K70.1, K70.2, K70.3, K70.4, K70.9
Alcohol-induced pancreatitisK85.2, K86.0
Maternal care for (suspected) damage to fetus from alcoholO35.4
Foetal alcohol syndrome (dysmorphic)Q86.0
Detection of alcohol in bloodR78.0, T51, X45, X65, Y15, Y90, Y91
  • Diagnostic classification systems used by NSW Admitted  Patient   Data Collection (APDC) and NSW Emergency Department Data Collection (EDDC) in this period comprise the International Classification of Diseases and Health Related Problems9th Edition Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM) or the 10th  Edition Australian Modification (ICD-10-AM; NSW APDC and NSW EDDC), or the Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine—Clinical Terms Australian Modification (SNOMED-CT-AU; NSW EDDC only). Diagnostic codes used for cohort inclusion were identified through a review of various sources on alcohol-related health burden and mortality and in consultation with specialists in the field (see online supplementary appendix 1 for all the diagnosis codes used for data extraction).