31 Jan ICD-10 Codes for the Big Game
This Super Bowl will feature the first physician to ever play in the game. Laurent Duvernay-Tarif, MD will be playing right guard for the Kansas City Chiefs. Since he will be a resident in emergency medicine, we thought we might take a look at some of the off-the-field ICD-10 codes his future colleagues might encounter on gameday:
Quite a few folks invest in a better (well, bigger anyway) TV before the big game. Watch out when you’re moving it into place on the entertainment center!
Before guests start arriving for a day of cheering (and snacking), it’s time to make the guacamole! Look out for “avocado hand,” though. There isn’t an ICD-10 code for this particular injury (yet), but here’s what we’d use instead:
Yes, that was a ridiculous call, and clearly the ref had no idea what he was doing. Keep that remote firmly in your hand, otherwise one of your guests might end up with:
Touchdown! While you won’t be flagged for excessive celebration in your living room, look out for:
Might want to lose all that confetti, too. That stuff’s slippery!