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Table 7 National Trauma Data Bank National Sample Program, 2013 data codes of hospital complications utilized in analysis

From: Complications and in-hospital mortality in trauma patients treated in intensive care units in the United States, 2013

Complications Source in dataset
Acute Kidney Injury NTDB complication code 4
ICD9 584.5-584.9, 588.0-588.9, 585.89, 585.9, 593.9, 958.5
ARDS NTDB complication code 5
ICD9 518.5, 518.82
Cardiac Arrest NTDB complication code 8
ICD9 427.5 in conjunction with 99.60-99.69, 427.5 with 37.91; v12.53
Cerebrovascular Accident NTDB complication code 22
ICD9 434.01, 434.11, 434.91, 433.01-433.91, 997.02
Decubitus Ulcer NTDB complication code 11
707.00 through 707.09
Deep Vein Thrombosis NTDB complication code 14
ICD9 451.0, 451.11, 451.19, 451.2, 451.81-451.84, 451.89, 451.9, 453.40, 459.10-459.19, 997.2, 999.2
Alcohol/Drug Withdrawal NTDB complication code 13
ICD9 291.0, 291.3, 291.81, 292.0
Myocardial Infarction NTDB complication code 18
IC9 414.8, 412
Pneumonia NTDB complication code 20
IC9 480.0-480.9, 481, 482.0-482.3, 482.30-483.39, 482.40-482.49, 482.81-482.89, 482.9, 483.0-483.8, 484.1-484.8, 485, 486, 997.31
Pulmonary Embolism NTDB complication code 21
ICD9 415.11, 415.12, 415.19, 416.2
Unplanned intubation NTDB complication code 25
“Patient requires placement of an endotracheal tube and mechanical or assisted ventilation because of the onset of respiratory or cardiac failure manifested by severe respiratory distres, hypoxia, hypercarbia, or respiratory acidosis. In patients who were intubated in the field or Emergency Department, or those intubated for surgery, unplanned intubation occurs if they require reintubation >24 h after extubation.” NTDB User Manual 2013
Urinary Tract Infection NTDB complication code 27
ICD9 595.0-595.9 or 599.0
Sepsis NTDB complication code 32
ICD9 785.52, 995.92