Diagnosis Code W46
Information for Medical Professionals
References found for the code W46 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:
- 7th Characters: "With"
The word “with” should be interpreted to mean “associated with” or “due to” when it appears in a code title, the Alphabetic Index, or an instructional note in the Tabular List. The word “with” in the Alphabetic Index is sequenced immediately following the main term, not in alphabetical order.
- The appropriate 7th character is to be added to each code from category W46
Information for Patients
Healthcare workers are exposed to many job hazards. These can include
- Needle injuries
- Back injuries
- Allergy-causing substances
Follow good job safety and injury prevention practices. They can reduce your risk of health problems. Use protective equipment, follow infection control guidelines, learn the right way to lift heavy objects, and find ways to manage stress.
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
- Personal protective equipment