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Discharge Abstract Database (DAD) Codes included in this clinical category:

A10: Medication Incidents

Concept

Medication-related events involving incorrect administration of medications or dosage identified during a hospital stay.​

Notes

Medication incidents are included only in this clinical group. This clinical group excludes medication-related events in therapeutic use.

Selection criteria

T36–T50

Identified as diagnosis type (2)

Codes

Code descriptions

T36.–

Poisoning by systemic antibiotics

T37.–

Poisoning by other systemic anti-infectives and antiparasitics

T38.–

Poisoning by hormones and their synthetic substitutes and antagonists, not elsewhere classified

T39.–

Poisoning by nonopioid analgesics, antipyretics and antirheumatics

T40.–

Poisoning by narcotics and psychodysleptics (hallucinogens)

T41.–

Poisoning by anesthetics and therapeutic gases

T42.–

Poisoning by antiepileptic, sedative-hypnotic and antiparkinsonism drugs

T43.–

Poisoning by psychotropic drugs, not elsewhere classified

T44.–

Poisoning by drugs primarily affecting the autonomic nervous system

T45.–

Poisoning by primarily systemic and hematological agents, not elsewhere classified

T46.–

Poisoning by agents primarily affecting the cardiovascular system

T47.–

Poisoning by agents primarily affecting the gastrointestinal system

T48.–

Poisoning by agents primarily acting on smooth and skeletal muscles and the respiratory system

T49.–

Poisoning by topical agents primarily affecting skin and mucous membrane and by ophthalmological, otorhinolaryngological and dental drugs

T50.–

Poisoning by diuretics and other and unspecified drugs, medicaments and biological substances