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17  Injury and Poisoning
958-959   Certain Traumatic Complications and Unspecified Injuries
959   Injury, other and unspecified
959.9   Unspecified site
   Poisoning by Drugs, Medicinal and Biological Substances
Includes:    overdose of these substances
   wrong substance given or taken in error
Excludes:    adverse effects ["hypersensitivity," "reaction," etc.] of correct substance properly administered. Such cases are to be classified according to the nature of the adverse effect, such as:
   adverse effect NOS (995.2)
   allergic lymphadenitis (289.3)
   aspirin gastritis (535.4)
   blood disorders (280.0-289.9)
   contact (692.0-692.9)
   due to ingestion (693.0-693.9)
   nephropathy (583.9)
   [The drug giving rise to the adverse effect may be identified by use of categories E930-E949.]
   drug dependence (304.0-304.9)
   drug reaction and poisoning affecting the newborn (760.0-779.9)
   nondependent abuse of drugs (305.0-305.9)
   pathological drug intoxication (292.2)
   Use additional code to specify the effects of the poisoning