Table 1

Criteria for selecting non-fatal fall injuries in emergency department or hospital settings, using the International Classification of Diseases, 9th and 10th Revisions, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM)

ICD-9-CMICD-10-CM
Code*IdentifierCode†Identifier
External injury codes E880.0-E886.9, E888Unintentional fallV00.11-V00.89‡
W00-W17§
W18.1, W18.2, W18.3
W19
Unintentional falls
Unspecified fall
Diagnosis Code¶ Identifier Diagnosis Code† Identifier
Injury diagnosis codes 800–904
910–957
Injury to body partS00-S99
T07-T34
T84.04 and M97**
Injury to body part
Foreign bodies, burns, corrosions, frostbite
Prosthetic joint injuries
960–989
995.5, 995.80–995.85
990–994
Poisoning and toxic effects
Certain adverse effects, not classified elsewhere
Other unspecified effects of external causes
T36-T76††Drug poisoning, toxic substance effects, and other unspecified effects
958–959
905–909.2, 909.4, 909.9
Certain complications of trauma
Late effects of injuries
T79 Complications of trauma