Max Rady College of Medicine
Term: Accidental Falls
Last Updated: 2007-02-23
One of six diagnostic quality indicators (QIs). Events of accidental falls were counted using the ICD-9-CM external cause of injury codes ('E' codes) 880 through 888 in the hospital discharge abstracts data only. An ICD-9-CM 'E' code represents environmental causes, circumstances, and conditions that result in an injury.
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Manitoba Centre for Health Policy
Community Health Sciences, Max Rady College of Medicine,
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences,
Room 408-727 McDermot Ave.
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3E 3P5 Canada