ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 968.2

Poison-gas anesthet NEC

Diagnosis Code 968.2

ICD-9: 968.2
Short Description: Poison-gas anesthet NEC
Long Description: Poisoning by other gaseous anesthetics
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 968.2

Code Classification
  • Injury and poisoning (800–999)
    • Poisoning by drugs, medicinals and biological substances (960-979)
      • 968 Poisoning by other central nervous system depressants and anesthetics

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 968.2 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Convulsions (idiopathic) 780.39
      • ether
        • anesthetic
          • overdose or wrong substance given 968.2

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