|Pre-ICD10 counterpart:||Status Asthmaticus|
|Charlson/ALERT Scale:||Chronic pulmonary disease|
|APACHE Como Component:||Respiratory|
|APACHE Acute Component:||Asthma|
|External ICD10 Documentation|
|This is not a standard ICD10 code but a ICD10 CA code. We added it for the following reason:
See Non-standard ICD10 Diagnoses for other codes like this.
Alternate ICD10s to consider coding instead or in addition
Note: When a patient has chronic asthma and comes in with an exacerbation of this (not status asthmaticus) you can use COPD, acute exacerbation because chronic asthma is considered one of the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases. This is according to ICD 9, see quote in COPD Acute Exacerbation.
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