1. J96 Respiratory failure, not elsewhere classified

    1. J96.0 Acute respiratory failure

      1. J96.00 Acute respiratory failure, unspecified whether with hypoxia or hypercapnia

      2. J96.01 Acute respiratory failure with hypoxia

      3. J96.02 Acute respiratory failure with hypercapnia

    2. J96.1 Chronic respiratory failure

      1. J96.10 Chronic respiratory failure, unspecified whether with hypoxia or hypercapnia

      2. J96.11 Chronic respiratory failure with hypoxia

      3. J96.12 Chronic respiratory failure with hypercapnia

    3. J96.2 Acute and chronic respiratory failure

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Acute on chronic respiratory failure
      1. J96.20 Acute and chronic respiratory failure, unspecified whether with hypoxia or hypercapnia

      2. J96.21 Acute and chronic respiratory failure with hypoxia

      3. J96.22 Acute and chronic respiratory failure with hypercapnia

    4. J96.9 Respiratory failure, unspecified

      1. J96.90 Respiratory failure, unspecified, unspecified whether with hypoxia or hypercapnia

      2. J96.91 Respiratory failure, unspecified with hypoxia

      3. J96.92 Respiratory failure, unspecified with hypercapnia

Abbreviations used here:

NEC Not elsewhere classifiable
This abbreviation in the Tabular List represents “other specified”. When a specific code is not available for a condition, the Tabular List includes an NEC entry under a code to identify the code as the “other specified” code.

NOS Not otherwise specified
This abbreviation is the equivalent of unspecified.