1) ICD Significiant Injury Map v1.4 – Dated: 13 September 2017 2) ICD ISS Map v1.3 – Dated: 13 September 2017 If you have an older version and need an update, please contact the AAAM office at (847) 844-3880 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
It is important to recognize that ICD diagnosis codes and AIS severity codes were developed for two very different purposes. ICD diagnosis codes were developed to classify and code diagnoses and symptoms. AIS is a scoring system used to identify the severity of a single injury based on anatomical derangement. AIS codes are generally much more
ICD external cause codes have no effect on AIS and are not a consideration in the mapping.
Yes, the map includes translation for both ICD-9 (800 – 959.9) and ICD-10 (S00-T88.9) codes to AIS severity using AIS08. The map focuses only on ICD traumatic injury codes and includes the clinical modifications while also providing a translation for 3 and 4-digit codes.
Detailed instructions: ISS, NISS and MAIS Mapping with AAAM’s ICD ISS Map