Humorous ICD-10 Book Going Viral

An illustrated look at some of the more offbeat ICD-10 codes is starting to go viral. A group of Madison, Wis.-based health IT experts and artists combined to produce "Struck By Orca: ICD-10 Illustrated," a guide to some of the humorously obscure examples; in addition to the title code (W56.22xA), the book includes gems such as "Inadequate social skills, not elsewhere classified" (Z73.4), "Burn due to water skis on fire, subsequent encounter" (V91.07xD), and "Opera house as the place of occurrence of the external cause" (Y92.253). ICD-10 Illustrated LLC is the publisher.

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