Diagnosis Code W46.0
Information for Medical Professionals
References found for the code W46.0 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.
- Hypodermic needle stick NOS
Information for Patients
Occupational Health for Healthcare Providers
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