Diagnosis Code T51.0
Information for Medical Professionals
References found for the code T51.0 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:
- Inclusion Terms: Inclusion terms
List of terms is included under some codes. These terms are the conditions for which that code is to be used. The terms may be synonyms of the code title, or, in the case of “other specified” codes, the terms are a list of the various conditions assigned to that code. The inclusion terms are not necessarily exhaustive. Additional terms found only in the Alphabetic Index may also be assigned to a code.
- Toxic effect of ethyl alcohol
- Type 2 Excludes Notes: "And"
The word “and” should be interpreted to mean either “and” or “or” when it appears in a title.
- acute alcohol intoxication or 'hangover' effects (F10.129, F10.229, F10.929)
- drunkenness (F10.129, F10.229, F10.929)
- pathological alcohol intoxication (F10.129, F10.229, F10.929)
Information for Patients
Also called: Drinking
If you are like many Americans, you drink alcohol at least occasionally. For many people, moderate drinking is probably safe. It may even have health benefits, including reducing your risk of certain heart problems. For most women and for most people over 65, moderate drinking is no more than three drinks a day or seven drinks per week. For men under 65, it is no more than four drinks a day or 14 drinks per week.
Some people should not drink at all, including alcoholics, children, pregnant women, people taking certain medicines, and people with certain medical conditions. If you have questions about whether it is safe for you to drink, speak with your health care provider.
Anything more than moderate drinking can be risky. Heavy drinking can lead to alcoholism and alcohol abuse, as well as injuries, liver disease, heart disease, cancer, and other health problems. It can also cause problems at home, at work, and with friends.
NIH: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
- Alcohol use and safe drinking
- Calorie count - Alcoholic beverages
- Deciding to quit drinking alcohol
- Health risks of alcohol use
- Weight loss and alcohol
- What type of drinker are you?
- When you are drinking too much - tips for cutting back