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Aquatic Adventure

S90.871A — Other superficial bite of right foot, initial encounter W56.01XA — Bitten by dolphin, initial encounter Y93.15 — Activity, underwater diving and snorkeling Y92.832 — Beach as the place of occurrence of the external cause.   In preparation for the upcoming deadline for ICD-10 implementation, RT Welter presents weekly ICD-10 Codes of the Week! Our goal…

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A Fun Day At The Themepark

S13.4XXA — Sprain of ligaments of cervical spine, initial encounter (whiplash injury of cervical spine) Y93.I1 — Activity, roller coaster riding Y92.831 — Amusement park as the place of occurrence of the external cause. R11.0 — Nausea In preparation for the upcoming deadline for ICD-10 implementation, RT Welter presents weekly ICD-10 Codes of the Week!…

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Fourth of July in the Emergency Room

W3.9xxA – Discharge of firework as the external cause of injury,
initial encounter.
W42.9xxA – Exposure to loud noise as the external cause of Injury, initial encounter.
X04.xxA – Exposure to ignition of highly flammable material (while attempting to light the barbecue grill), initial encounter.

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A Day At The Beach

T63.611A – Toxic effect of Portuguese Man-O-War, accidental, initial encounter
V93.21xA – Heat exposure on board passenger ship
W94.21xA – Exposure to reduction in atmospheric pressure while surfacing from deep-water diving

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Memorial Day Mayhem

Eyebrows burned off by flare up of barbecue grill: X03.0XXA – Exposure to flames in controlled fire, not in building or structure, initial encounter.
Bellyflop into swimming pool: W16.512A – Jumping or diving into swimming pool striking water surface causing other injury, initial encounter.