ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T75.1XXA

Unsp effects of drowning and nonfatal submersion, init

Diagnosis Code T75.1XXA

ICD-10: T75.1XXA
Short Description: Unsp effects of drowning and nonfatal submersion, init
Long Description: Unspecified effects of drowning and nonfatal submersion, initial encounter
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T75.1XXA

Valid for Submission
The code T75.1XXA is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Other and unspecified effects of external causes (T66-T78)
      • Other and unspecified effects of other external causes (T75)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code T75.1XXA is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 922 - OTHER INJURY, POISONING AND TOXIC EFFECT DIAGNOSES WITH MCC
  • 923 - OTHER INJURY, POISONING AND TOXIC EFFECT DIAGNOSES WITHOUT MCC

Information for Patients


Drowning

People drown when they get too much water in their lungs. You can drown in as little as an inch or two of water. Babies can drown in a sink or bathtub. Preschoolers are most likely to drown in a swimming pool. People who have seizure disorders are also at risk in the water. Drowning can happen quickly and silently.

Drowning precautions should include

  • Fences around pools
  • Supervising children near any body of water, including tubs
  • Not swimming or boating when under the influence of alcohol or sedatives
  • Wearing life jackets when boating
  • Learning CPR

  • Near drowning


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