• surgical and medical procedures as the cause of abnormal reaction of the patient, without mention of misadventure at the time of the procedure (Y83-Y84)


  • breakdown or malfunctioning of medical device (during procedure) (after implantation) (ongoing use) (Y70-Y82)
  1. Y63 Failure in dosage during surgical and medical care


    • accidental overdose of drug or wrong drug given in error (T36-T50)
    1. Y63.0 Excessive amount of blood or other fluid given during transfusion or infusion

    2. Y63.1 Incorrect dilution of fluid used during infusion

    3. Y63.2 Overdose of radiation given during therapy

    4. Y63.3 Inadvertent exposure of patient to radiation during medical care

    5. Y63.4 Failure in dosage in electroshock or insulin-shock therapy

    6. Y63.5 Inappropriate temperature in local application and packing

    7. Y63.6 Underdosing and nonadministration of necessary drug, medicament or biological substance

    8. Y63.8 Failure in dosage during other surgical and medical care

    9. Y63.9 Failure in dosage during unspecified surgical and medical care

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.