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Re: [Gnumed-devel] Request for comment: icd10-database

From: Karsten Hilbert
Subject: Re: [Gnumed-devel] Request for comment: icd10-database
Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2011 23:26:48 +0200
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On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 07:31:58PM +0200, Slappinjohn wrote:

> we won't be able to ship a complete icd10 database in what language ever
> with gnumed.

That's right - that's the exact use case of data packs.

> You're right, that's there is no "free" version of icd10
> available. In Germany you can get a computer-readable version for about
> 10€ under a proprietary licence.

Or last year's version which is free.

> So I think the best way is to provide an importer with gnumed where
> everybody can import the icd10-codes that are available in his country
> under what licence ever.

Yes, in the form of data packs. Some such data packs may
require the user to (effect) download of original data files

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