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1297.0 - Australian Standard Research Classification (ASRC), 1998  
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Classification Structure - Subdivision 730000 - Health

(See Division 3, Introduction for more information)

GroupClass
      Title

730100
      Clinical (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions)
730101
      Infectious diseases
730102
      Immune system and allergy
730103
      Blood disorders
730104
      Nervous system and disorders
730105
      Endocrine organs and diseases (incl. diabetes)
730106
      Cardiovascular system and diseases
730107
      Inherited diseases (incl. gene therapy)
730108
      Cancer and related disorders
730109
      Surgical methods and procedures
730110
      Respiratory system and diseases (incl. asthma)
730111
      Hearing, vision, speech and their disorders
730112
      Oro-dental and disorders
730113
      Digestive system and disorders
730114
      Skeletal system and disorders (incl. arthritis)
730115
      Urogenital system and disorders
730116
      Reproductive system and disorders
730117
      Skin and related disorders
730118
      Organs, diseases and abnormal conditions not elsewhere classified
730199
      Clinical health not specific to particular organs, diseases and conditions
730200
      Public Health
730201
      Women's health
730202
      Men's health
730203
      Health related to ageing
730204
      Child health
730205
      Substance abuse
730206
      Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health
730207
      Health related to specific ethnic groups
730208
      Occupational health (excl. economic development aspects)
730209
      Rural health
730210
      Environmental health
730211
      Mental health
730212
      Disease distribution and transmission
730213
      Preventive medicine
730214
      Dental health
730215
      Nutrition
730216
      Food safety
730217
      Health status (e.g. indicators of "well-being")
730218
      Social structure and health
730219
      Behaviour and health
730220
      Injury control
730299
      Public health not elsewhere classified
730300
      Health and Support Services
730301
      Health education and promotion
730302
      Nursing
730303
      Occupational, speech and physiotherapy
730304
      Palliative care
730305
      Diagnostic methods
730306
      Evaluation of health outcomes
730307
      Health policy evaluation
730308
      Health policy economic outcomes
730399
      Health and support services not elsewhere classified

Definitions

Subdivision 730000 - Health, covers R&D directed towards human health, including the understanding and treatment of clinical diseases and conditions and the provision of public health and associated support services. This subdivision has three groups:

    730100 - Clinical (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions)
    730200 - Public Health
    730300 - Health and Support Services

      Group 730100 - Clinical (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions)

      This group covers R&D directed towards the clinical aspects of health and medicine. It includes R&D directed towards organ diseases or abnormal conditions and mainly aimed at gaining understanding of causes, effects and treatment of specific conditions. This group has nineteen classes:


        730101 - Infectious diseases
        730102 - Immune system and allergy
        730103 - Blood and disorders
        730104 - Nervous system and disorders
        730105 - Endocrine organs and diseases (incl. diabetes)
        730106 - Cardiovascular system and diseases
        730107 - Inherited diseases (incl. gene therapy)
        730108 - Cancer and related disorders
        730109 - Surgical methods and procedures
        730110 - Respiratory system and diseases (incl. asthma)
        730111 - Hearing, vision, speech and their disorders
        730112 - Oro-dental and disorders
        730113 - Digestive system and disorders
        730114 - Skeletal system and disorders (incl. arthritis)
        730115 - Urogenital system and disorders
        730116 - Reproductive system and disorders
        730117 - Skin and related disorders
        730118 - Organs, diseases and abnormal conditions not elsewhere classified
        730199 - Clinical health not specific to particular organs, diseases and conditions

        Exclusions:


          R&D directed towards preventive medicine and life-style impact on health, the effect of social conditions (e.g. poverty) on the community health, and the social aspects of health (e.g. food safety, nutrition) is included in Group 730200 Public Health.
      Group 730200 - Public Health

      This group covers R&D directed towards community health or the health of discrete community groups, e.g. aged persons. The primary focus of R&D in this group is on the social and community aspects of health and medicine.

      It includes R&D directed towards community support for particular conditions or for discrete groups as they relate to health and medical conditions.

      This group also includes R&D directed towards preventive medicine, environmental health (e.g. health factors in constructing an airport) and other broad aspects of public health. This group has twenty one classes:


        730201 - Women's health
        730202 - Men's health
        730203 - Health related to ageing
        730204 - Child health
        730205 - Substance abuse
        730206 - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health
        730207 - Health related to specific ethnic groups
        730208 - Occupational health (excl. economic development aspects)
        730209 - Rural health
        730210 - Environmental health
        730211 - Mental health
        730212 - Disease distribution and transmission
        730213 - Preventive medicine
        730214 - Dental health
        730215 - Nutrition
        730216 - Food safety
        730217 - Health status (e.g. indicators of "well-being")
        730218 - Social structure and health
        730219 - Behaviour and health
        730220 - Injury control
        730299 - Public health not elsewhere classified

        Exclusions:


          R&D directed towards:

          (a) understanding the causes, effects and treatment of specific clinical conditions is included in Group 730100 Clinical (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions); and

          (b) the evaluation of health care programs and policies is included in Group 730300 Health and Support Services.
      Group 730300 - Health and Support Services

      This group covers R&D directed towards community support (incl. community health education and training) in health and medicine. The primary focus of R&D in this group is on the promotion of health education and the evaluation of health programs.

      This group includes R&D directed towards health care infrastructure support. This group has nine classes:


        730301 - Health education and promotion
        730302 - Nursing
        730303 - Occupational, speech and physiotherapy
        730304 - Palliative care
        730305 - Diagnostic methods
        730306 - Evaluation of health outcomes
        730307 - Health policy evaluation
        730308 - Health policy economic outcomes
        730399 - Health and support services not elsewhere classified

        Exclusions:


          R&D directed towards:

          (a) understanding the causes, effects and the treatment of specific clinical conditions is included in Group 730100 Clinical (Organs, Diseases and Conditions); and

          (b) health as it pertains to the general community or discrete groups (e.g. aged persons) is included in Group 730200 Public Health.





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