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Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Update: A Taxonomy of Injuries for Public Health Monitoring and Reporting Public Health Information Paper (PHIP) No.12-01-0717

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[Technical Report, Annual Report]

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Army Public Health Center

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This FY 2022 Update is the fourth update to the original APHC Public Health Information Paper PHIP report 1 Original report A Taxonomy of Injuries for Public Health Monitoring and Reporting with Addendum 1, Body Regions and Injury Types. Addendum 2, Fiscal Year 2018 Update. APHC PHIP 12-01-0717. Dec 2017. at httpsapps.dtic.mildocscitationsAD10394812 FY 2019 Update is available at httpsapps.dtic.mildocscitationsAD10648943 FY 2020 Update is available at httpsapps.dtic.milsticitationsAD10845704 FY 2021 Update is available at httpsapps.dtic.milsticitationsAD1112319. The injury taxonomy standardizes definitions of different injury categories based on causal energy sources i.e., mechanical energy, environmental heat, cold, poisoning, chemical, etc.. Injuries are operationalized with over 13,000 specific medical diagnostic codes International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification ICD-10-CM. Each year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC updates the ICD-10-CM codes. This FY22 update documents the changes to the APHC injury codes and incidence methodology based on both the CDCs annual update and a review with the Force Safety and Occupational Health FSOH Office of the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness OUSD P and R. The FSOH office is responsible for the Department of Defense Force Risk Reduction FR2 system that provides injury metrics to Services safety community.


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  • Medicine and Medical Research

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