National Center for Health Statistics; ICD-9-CM E Code Revisions
The National Center for Health Statistics has approved the following expansion to the External Cause Codes in the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth-Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM). These ICD-9-CME-Code revisions will become effective October 1, 2002. The official government version of the ICD-9-CM that will include all of the code revisions can be found on the ICD-9-CM CD-ROM available through the Government Printing Office.Guidelines for the use of the new E-codes will appear on the CD-ROM and on the NCHS website http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/icd9.htm.
E885.0Fall from (nonmotorized) scooter
E922.5 Accidental injury caused by paintball gun
E955.7Suicide/self-inflicted injury caused by paintball gun
E979.0Terrorism involving explosion of marine weapons
E979.1Terrorism involving destruction of aircraft
E979.2Terrorism involving other explosions and fragments
E979.3Terrorism involving fires, conflagration and hot substances
E979.4Terrorism involving firearms
E979.5Terrorism involving nuclear weapons
E979.6Terrorism involving biological weapons
E979.7Terrorism involving chemical weapons
E979.8Terrorism involving other means
E979.9Terrorism, secondary effects
E985.7Injury caused by paintball gun, undetermined whether accidentally or purposely inflicted
E999.0Late effect of injury due to war operations
E999.1Late effect of injury due to terrorism
For further information contact:
Donna Pickett, R.H.I.A.,Co-chair, ICD-9-CM Coordination and Maintenance Committee,National Center for Health Statistics, CDC, telephone (301)-458-4200.
The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities, for both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency for ToxicSubstances and Disease Registry.Dated: May 2, 2002. Alvin Hall, Acting Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.