Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 995.4
Shock due to anesthesia, not elsewhere classified
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Shock due to anesthesia.
  • ICD-9-CM 995.4 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 995.4 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Anesthetic shock - sensitivity
  • Colistin adverse reaction
  • Death during anesthetic induction
  • Isoniazid adverse reaction
  • Shock due to anesthesia
  • Shock from anesthesia
  • Sulfinpyrazone allergy
995.4 Excludes
  • complications of anesthesia in labor or delivery (668.0-668.9)
  • overdose or wrong substance given (968.0-969.9)
  • postoperative shock NOS (998.00)
  • specified adverse effects of anesthesia classified elsewhere, such as:
  • unspecified adverse effect of anesthesia (995.22)
Applies To
  • Shock due to anesthesia in which the correct substance was properly administered
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 995.4 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T88.2XXA Shock due to anesthesia, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 995.4:
  • Anesthesia, anesthetic 782.0
    • death from
      • correct substance properly administered 995.4
      • during delivery 668.9
      • overdose or wrong substance given 968.4
        • specified anesthetic - see Table of Drugs and Chemicals
    • shock
      • due to
        • correct substance properly administered 995.4
        • overdose or wrong substance given 968.4
          • specified anesthetic - see Table of Drugs and Chemicals
  • Death
    • anesthetic
      • due to
        • correct substance properly administered 995.4
        • overdose or wrong substance given 968.4
          • specified anesthetic - see Table of Drugs and Chemicals
      • during delivery 668.9
    • under anesthesia NEC
      • due to
        • correct substance properly administered 995.4
        • overdose or wrong substance given 968.4
          • specified anesthetic - see Table of Drugs and Chemicals
      • during delivery 668.9
  • Shock 785.50
    • anesthetic
      • correct substance properly administered 995.4
      • overdose or wrong substance given 968.4
        • specified anesthetic - see Table of Drugs and Chemicals
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