The procedures_icd table

Table source: Hospital database.

Table purpose: Contains ICD procedures for patients, most notably ICD-9 procedures.

Number of rows: 240,095

Links to:

  • PATIENTS on SUBJECT_ID
  • ADMISSIONS on HADM_ID
  • D_ICD_PROCEDURES on ICD9_CODE

Important considerations

  • The ICD codes are generated for billing purposes at the end of the hospital stay.
  • ICD codes are recorded for all patient hospitalizations in MIMIC-III.

Table columns

Name PostgreSQL data type Modifiers
ROW_ID INT not null
SUBJECT_ID INT not null
HADM_ID INT not null
SEQ_NUM INT
ICD9_CODE VARCHAR(10)

Detailed Description

SUBJECT_ID, HADM_ID

Identifiers which specify the patient: SUBJECT_ID is unique to a patient and HADM_ID is unique to a patient hospital stay.

SEQ_NUM

SEQ_NUM provides the order in which the procedures were performed.

ICD9_CODE

ICD9_CODE provides the ICD-9 code for the given procedure. This code can be joined to the D_ICD_PROCEDURES table to determine what procedure is recorded for the patient.

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