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Table 3 Diagnosis codes used to identify organ dysfunction [12]

From: Transfer hospitalizations for pediatric severe sepsis or septic shock: resource use and outcomes

Organ Dysfunction ICD-9-CM codes Diagnosis
Respiratory 518.81 Acute respiratory failure
518.82 Acute respiratory distress, insufficiency
518.5 Pulmonary insufficiency following trauma and surgery
799.1 Respiratory arrest, cardiorespiratory failure
96.7 Mechanical ventilation
518.84 Acute-on-chronic respiratory failure
Cardiovascular 785.50 Shock unspecified, failure of peripheral circulation
785.59 Other shock, Septic
458 Hypotension
427.5 Cardiac arrest
Neurologic 293 Transient organic psychosis
348.1 Anoxic brain injury
348.3 Acute encephalopathy
780.01 Coma
780.09 Altered consciousness, unspecified
Hepatic 570 Acute and subacute necrosis of liver
573.4 Hepatic infarction
Hematologic 286.6 Defibrination syndrome, disseminated intravascular coagulation
286.9 Other and unspecified coagulation defects
287.4 Secondary thrombocytopenia
287.5 Thrombocytopenia, unspecified
Renal 584 Acute renal failure
586 Renal failure, unspecified
788.5 Oliguria, anuria