ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 968.4

Pois-gen anesth NEC/NOS

Diagnosis Code 968.4

ICD-9: 968.4
Short Description: Pois-gen anesth NEC/NOS
Long Description: Poisoning by other and unspecified general anesthetics
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 968.4

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

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Accidental poisoning by central depressant
  • Anesthetic death
  • Central nervous system depressants and anesthetic agent poisoning
  • Central nervous system depressants and anesthetic overdose
  • Decarboxylase inhibitor overdose
  • Desflurane overdose
  • Desflurane overdose of undetermined intent
  • Desflurane poisoning of undetermined intent
  • General anesthetic drug overdose
  • General anesthetic drug poisoning
  • Intentional overdose by therapeutic gases
  • Isoflurane overdose
  • Isoflurane overdose of undetermined intent
  • Isoflurane poisoning of undetermined intent
  • Overdose of anesthetic agent
  • Poisoning by anesthetic agent
  • Preoperative anesthetic death
  • Selegiline overdose

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