1. O74 Complications of anesthesia during labor and delivery

    Use Additional code, if applicable, to identify specific complication

    Includes:

    • maternal complications arising from the administration of a general, regional or local anesthetic, analgesic or other sedation during labor and delivery
    1. O74.0 Aspiration pneumonitis due to anesthesia during labor and delivery

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Inhalation of stomach contents or secretions NOS due to anesthesia during labor and delivery
      • Mendelson's syndrome due to anesthesia during labor and delivery
    2. O74.1 Other pulmonary complications of anesthesia during labor and delivery

    3. O74.2 Cardiac complications of anesthesia during labor and delivery

    4. O74.3 Central nervous system complications of anesthesia during labor and delivery

    5. O74.4 Toxic reaction to local anesthesia during labor and delivery

    6. O74.5 Spinal and epidural anesthesia-induced headache during labor and delivery

    7. O74.6 Other complications of spinal and epidural anesthesia during labor and delivery

    8. O74.7 Failed or difficult intubation for anesthesia during labor and delivery

    9. O74.8 Other complications of anesthesia during labor and delivery

    10. O74.9 Complication of anesthesia during labor and delivery, unspecified

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.