4-31. TRAUMA (FIELD 19, COLUMN 71)
a. Source of data. Injury diagnosis, item 20 (type case), and item 33 (cause of
b. Enter a trauma code in field 19 from table 4-14.
c. A cause of injury code must be entered in field 35, and at least one of the
eight diagnostic fields must reflect an International Classification of Diseases, 9th
Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM) injury diagnosis code from the 800 or 900
series, E930-E949, V71.3-V71.6, or 692.71.
Battle Wound or Injury
Direct Result of Action By or Against
an Organized Enemy (declared war only)
Other Battle Casualties
Intentionally Inflicted Nonbattle Injury
Result of Intervention of Legal Authority
Assault or Intentionally Inflicted By Another Person
Accidental Injury (use codes 5-8 for AD only)
Occurring While Off Duty (Includes leave, pass, absent
without leave (AWOL), and other off-duty
Schemes (Maneuvers) and Exercises
All Other Scheduled Training (Including basic training,
assault courses, etc)
Occurring While On Duty (Except as in 6 and 7 above)
Unknown Whether On or Off-Duty and Nonmilitary Injuries
(use for all patients)
Table 4-14. Trauma codes.