ICD-10-CM Code R40.243
Glasgow coma scale score 3-8
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
R40.243 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of glasgow coma scale score 3-8. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code R402 is used to code Coma
In medicine, coma (from the Greek κῶμα koma, meaning "deep sleep") is a state of unconsciousness in which a person: cannot be awakened; fails to respond normally to painful stimuli, light, or sound; lacks a normal wake-sleep cycle; and does not initiate voluntary actions. A person in a state of coma is described as being comatose. Typically, a distinction is made in the medical community between a coma and a medically induced coma, the former is generally understood to be a result of circumstances beyond the control of the medical community, while the latter is generally understood to be a means by which medical professionals may allow a patient's injuries to heal in a controlled environment.
|ICD 9 Code:||780.01|
- DRG Group #951 - Other factors influencing health status.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'R40.243 - Glasgow coma scale score 3-8'
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