Diagnosis Code R03.1
Information for Medical Professionals
Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code R03.1 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)
- OTHER CIRCULATORY SYSTEM DIAGNOSES WITH MCC 314
- OTHER CIRCULATORY SYSTEM DIAGNOSES WITH CC 315
- OTHER CIRCULATORY SYSTEM DIAGNOSES WITHOUT CC/MCC 316
Convert to ICD-9 General Equivalence Map
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.
- 796.3 - Low blood press reading
- Low blood pressure reading
- On examination - blood pressure borderline low
- On examination - blood pressure reading low
- On examination - blood pressure reading very low
Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code R03.1 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:
- Type 1 Excludes Notes: Type 1 Excludes Notes
A type 1 Excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means “NOT CODED HERE!” An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
- hypotension (I95.-)
- maternal hypotension syndrome (O26.5-)
- neurogenic orthostatic hypotension (G90.3)
Information for Patients
Also called: Hypotension, LBP
You've probably heard that high blood pressure is a problem. Sometimes blood pressure that is too low can also cause problems.
Blood pressure is the force of your blood pushing against the walls of your arteries. Each time your heart beats, it pumps out blood into the arteries. Your blood pressure is highest when your heart beats, pumping the blood. This is called systolic pressure. When your heart is at rest, between beats, your blood pressure falls. This is the diastolic pressure. Your blood pressure reading uses these two numbers. Usually they're written one above or before the other, such as 120/80. If your blood pressure reading is 90/60 or lower, you have low blood pressure.
Some people have low blood pressure all the time. They have no symptoms and their low readings are normal for them. In other people, blood pressure drops below normal because of a medical condition or certain medicines. Some people may have symptoms of low blood pressure when standing up too quickly. Low blood pressure is a problem only if it causes dizziness, fainting or in extreme cases, shock.
NIH: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
- Low blood pressure