Should I update from AIS 2008 to AIS 2015?

User community feedback drove a significant number of the changes seen in AIS 2015.  The AIS dictionary has changed from landscape to portrait format and the amount of information for each line of AIS code was reduced to improve the ease of use for the coder.  Many areas that were reported to be confusing or

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Where can I buy AIS products?

AAAM has developed the AIS printed and electronic manuals, which have been designed for coders and are available separately. These can be purchased via the AAAM online store.

What is AIS?

The Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) is an anatomy-based coding system created to classify and describe the severity of injuries. It represents an assessment of the severity of injury including the threat to life associated with the injury.  AIS is one of the most common anatomic scales for traumatic injuries.  AIS consists of a single coding

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Does AAAM own the copyright to AIS?

AAAM is the copyright holder of AIS and can grant licenses for the use of AIS worldwide for commercial and non-commercial uses.  AAAM actively provides end-user licensing. All rights to AIS are reserved.  No part of AIS may be reproduced, distributed, or transmitted in any form or by any means, including photocopying, recording, or other

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How can I translate AIS into my local language?

AIS 2008 is available in the four languages (English, Japanese, French and Spanish) in print. The latest version, AIS 2015, is only available in English.   For non-English versions or language requests, please contact AAAM US office in Chicago.

Licensing AIS codes for commercial use

AAAM is able to issue commercial licenses to companies wishing to incorporate and distribute AIS codes in their software products for sale to customers in specific countries. The license is non-exclusive, non-transferable and time The license authorizes the use of the codes and descriptions in a product that will be distributed to customers in specific

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