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UKCRC Health Research Classification System

Injuries and accidents

Main inclusion criteria

Fractures, poisoning and burns.


Advice on health categories

This category is designed to capture research directly relating to external accidents, injuries and physical trauma and should not include endogenous studies of damage such as ischemic injury.

Intervention studies preventing or treating falls should be coded to Injuries and Accidents. It may be appropriate to also code for specific conditions if the study involves a particular patient group.

Excludes studies of wound healing, unless the wound was acquired by accident.

Official terminology

Full name of category

Short name Unique ID
Injuries and accidents Injuries



Related external links

International Classification of Diseases (ICD 10 v2016) – Chapter XIX:   Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T98)
International Classification of Diseases (ICD 10 v2016) – Chapter XX:   External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01-Y98)