DALY

Disability-Adjusted Life Year

DAWN

Drug Abuse Warning Network

DEEDS

Data Elements for Emergency Department Systems

DHEW

Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (now DHHS)

DHHS

Department of Health and Human Services

DIC

Division of Injury Control (CDC)

DIEC

Division of Injury Epidemiology and Control (CDC)

DTEMS

Division of Trauma and EMS (HHS)


EMS

Emergency Medical Services

EMS-C

Emergency Medical Services for Children Program

EMT

Emergency Medical Technician


FARS

Fatality Analysis Reporting System

FBI

Federal Bureau of Investigation

FHWA

Federal Highway Administration

FIM

Functional Independence Measure


GES

General Estimates System


HCFA

Health Care Financing Administration

HCUP

Healthier Cost and Utilization Project

HIV

Human Immunodeficiency Virus

HRQOL

Health-Related Quality of Life

HRSA

Health Resources and Services Administration


ICD

International Classification of Diseases

ICE

International Collaborative Effort for Injury Statistics

ICECI

International Classification for External Causes of Injury

ICRC

Injury Control Research Center

IHS

Indian Health Service

IHSACS

Indian Health Service—Ambulatory Care System

IHSICS

Indian Health Service—Inpatient Care System

IIHS

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

IOM

Institute of Medicine

ISS

Injury Severity Score


LEOKA

Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted

LOS

Length of Stay


MADD

Mothers Against Drunk Driving

MCHB

Maternal and Child Health Bureau

MTFS

Monitoring the Future Study



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