During the implementation of ICD-10 almost a year ago, ICD-10 coders poked fun at the many new diagnosis codes. Did the World Health Organization (WHO), the producers of ICD-10, really think we would experience an influx of patients walking into lamp posts again and again? Now, it seems ICD-10 is already prepared to capture injuries of the latest craze, Pokémon Go.
Pokémon Go, a smart phone game, has acquired more than 30 million daily users since its launch less than two months ago. Players are really getting into catching Pokémon characters in real-world locations. But like your mama said, “it’s all fun and games until somebody gets hurt.” Players are so enthralled in capturing more Pokémon characters to get to the next level, they end up losing focus of their surroundings. Even though the application displays warnings to pay attention, players are not heeding to the warnings during their Pokémon hunt, and unfortunately, some end up injured.Read More