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APPENDIX D

NATURE OF INJURY CLASSIFICATIONS

 Nature of Injury

Category According to the International Classification of Diseases 9th Revision

Fractures, dislocations and sprains and strains of joints and adjacent muscles

800-848

Intracranial injury, excluding those with skull fracture

850-854

Internal injury of chest, abdomen and pelvis

860-869

Open wound and injury to blood vessels

870-904

Late effects of injuries, poisonings, toxic effects and other external causes

905-909

Superficial injury, contusion and crushing injury

910-929

Effects of foreign body entering through orifice

930-939

Burns

940-949

Injury to nerves and spinal cord

950-957

Certain traumatic complications and unspecified injury

958-959

Poisoning by drugs, medicaments and biological substances

960-979

Toxic effects of substances, chiefly nonmedical as to source

980-989

Other and unspecified effects of external causes, complications of surgical and medical care, not elsewhere classified

990-999

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