Alphabetical Index

Use the alphabetical index for the main term friction to review the available sub terms and properly select the ICD-10 code with the highest degree of specificity. Instructional notations will guide the coder with information such as "see", "see also", "with", "without", "due to", and "code by site".

  • Friction
    • burn - See: Burn, by site;
    • fremitus, cardiac - R01.2 Other cardiac sounds
    • precordial - R01.2 Other cardiac sounds
    • sounds, chest - R09.89 Other specified symptoms and signs involving the circulatory and respiratory systems

Clinical Terms

The following are some of the clinical term definitions related or applicable to friction within the ICD-10 index for Diseases and Injuries.

Burns: Injuries to tissues caused by contact with heat, steam, chemicals (BURNS, CHEMICAL), electricity (BURNS, ELECTRIC), or the like.

Friction: Surface resistance to the relative motion of one body against the rubbing, sliding, rolling, or flowing of another with which it is in contact.