; ICD-9 Code E910.0 -Accidental drowning and submersion while water-skiing- AAPC Coder
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Accidental drowning and submersion while water-skiing (E910.0)

ICD-9 code E910.0 for Accidental drowning and submersion while water-skiing is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range -ACCIDENTS CAUSED BY SUBMERSION, SUFFOCATION, AND FOREIGN BODIES (E910-E915).

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Accidental drowning and submersion while water-skiing

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