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Table 4. Use of E codes in the Patient Safety Indicators, Version 2.1, Release 1

PSI* Codes used for defining the numerator Codes used for defining exclusions
  E codes Similar ICD-9-CM codes E codes Similar ICD-9-CM codes
1 E8763, E8551, E9381-E9389 9681-9684, 9687 Self-inflicted injury (E95nn) None
5 E8710-E8719 9984, 9987 None None
8 None None Poisoning (E85nn, E86nn, E95nn, E96nn, E98nn) 9600-9799
15 E8700-E8709 9982 None None
16 E8760 9996-9997 None None
21 E8710-E8719 9984, 9987 None None
25 E8700-E8709 9982 None None
26 E8760 9996-9997 None None

*All other PSIs do not use E codes.



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