The weather outside is turning frightful and it’s that time of year when accidents and injuries are plentiful. Here are 10 funny ICD-10 codes to help you get through winter and the mayhem of the holidays.
Y92.59 – Injury at shopping mall.
The day after Christmas sales can be hectic. Shopping-related injuries are not just limited to Black Friday.
R10.13 – Indigestion.
Was it the extra slice of ham, or the five gingerbread cookies, or maybe it was the third helping of stuffing that pushed you over the edge?
V80.1 – Injury as occupant of animal-drawn vehicle.
That sleigh ride in the snow seemed like a great idea until the horses got spooked by
W00 – Fall due to ice and snow.
Slick parking lots and high heeled shoes are not quite compatible. Time to invest in a pair of snow boots!
T28.0XXA – Burn of mouth pharynx, initial encounter.
That day your hot cocoa was just TOO hot! Next time stick to the egg nog.
W29.0XXA – Contact with powered kitchen appliance, initial encounter.
You are finally breaking out that new Kitchenaid mixer to whip up a batch of sugar cookies. Sampling the batter while the blade is still running can lead to a trip to the emergency room.
W55.32XA – Struck by other hoof stock, initial encounter
Grandma got kicked by a reindeer? Yes, there is an ICD-10 code for that.
Z72.820 – Sleep deprivation.
Staying up until 3 am wrapping the kids presents when they insist on opening them at 5:30 am. Not even that extra cup of coffee will help.
Z62.891 – Sibling rivalry
Fighting over the last piece of apple pie can turn ugly at the dinner table.
T33.53 – Superficial frostbite of finger
Losing your gloves in the middle of the most epic snowball fight can quickly go downhill.
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