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

D22: Pneumothorax

Concept

Pneumothorax associated with a medical or surgical procedure.​

Selection criteria

J95.80

Identified as diagnosis type (2) AND Y60–Y84 (complications of medical or surgical care)* in the same diagnosis cluster

S27.0–

S27.2–

Identified as diagnosis type (3) AND T80–T88 (complications of surgical and medical care) as diagnosis type (2) AND Y60–Y84 (complications of medical or surgical care)* in the same diagnosis cluster

OR

Identified as diagnosis type (2) AND Y60–Y84 (complications of medical or surgical care)* in the same diagnosis cluster

Codes

Code descriptions

J95.80

Postprocedural pneumothorax

S27.0–           

Traumatic pneumothorax

S27.2–

Traumatic hemopneumothorax

*For the descriptions of complications of surgical and medical care (T80–T88) or external cause codes of complications of medical or surgical care (Y60–Y84), please see Appendix 2 of the Measuring Patient Harm in Canadian Hospitals: Technical Report.