ICD-10 Diagnosis Code W03.XXXS

Oth fall same lev due to collision w another person, sequela

Diagnosis Code W03.XXXS

ICD-10: W03.XXXS
Short Description: Oth fall same lev due to collision w another person, sequela
Long Description: Other fall on same level due to collision with another person, sequela
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code W03.XXXS

Valid for Submission
The code W03.XXXS is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Slipping, tripping, stumbling and falls (W00-W19)
      • Oth fall on same level due to collision with another person (W03)

Information for Medical Professionals

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Synonyms
  • Accidentally knocked down
  • Fall - collision/push/shove
  • Fall due to accidental trip by another person
  • Fall from tackle in sport
  • Fall on same level due to accidental impact with another person
  • Fall on same level due to deliberate assault by another person
  • Fall on same level due to impact against another person
  • Fall on same level from sports contact
  • Fall on same level from tripping

Information for Patients


Falls

A fall can change your life. If you're elderly, it can lead to disability and a loss of independence. If your bones are fragile from osteoporosis, you could break a bone, often a hip. But aging alone doesn't make people fall. Diabetes and heart disease affect balance. So do problems with circulation, thyroid or nervous systems. Some medicines make people dizzy. Eye problems or alcohol can be factors. Any of these things can make a fall more likely. Babies and young children are also at risk of falling - off of furniture and down stairs, for example.

Falls and accidents seldom "just happen." Taking care of your health by exercising and getting regular eye exams and physicals may help reduce your chance of falling. Getting rid of tripping hazards in your home and wearing nonskid shoes may also help. To reduce the chances of breaking a bone if you do fall, make sure that you get enough calcium and vitamin D.

NIH: National Institute on Aging

  • After a fall in the hospital (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Bathroom safety - adults (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Exercises to help prevent falls (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Preventing falls (Medical Encyclopedia)


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