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
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.
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
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
The ICD-9-CM to AIS08 and ICD-10-CM to AIS08 electronic translators is available from AAAM. See ICDMap FAQ for more information.
AAAM operates an in-depth AIS educational program – it is available across the globe to provide in-person training for classroom use as well as Internet-based classes.
Digital versions of AIS are available on the AAAM web site. Coming Soon.
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.
AAAM is able to grant licenses to companies/organizations for the right to use AIS for commercial, non-commercial/research and internal purposes.
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