ICD-9 Diagnosis Code E913.8

Suffocation NEC

Diagnosis Code E913.8

ICD-9: E913.8
Short Description: Suffocation NEC
Long Description: Accidental mechanical suffocation by other specified means
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code E913.8

Code Classification
  • External causes of injury
    • Accidents caused by submersion, suffocation, and foreign bodies (E910-E915)
      • E913 Accidental mechanical suffocation
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