ISBN-10:
1556483449
ISBN-13:
9781556483448
Pub. Date:
08/28/2007
Publisher:
American Hospital Association
ICD-9-CM Workbook for Beginning Coders 2008 w/ Answer Key / Edition 1

ICD-9-CM Workbook for Beginning Coders 2008 w/ Answer Key / Edition 1

by Janatha R. Ashton

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An exercise companion to the ICD-9-CM Coding Handbook,2008, and an ancillary text for study or reference.Contains hundreds of exercises based on real health recordsw in a case summary style that considers the patient’s condition as well as all relevant information: medical history, reason for admission or encounter, laboratory results, procedures performed, and the diagnoses listed. Readers apply pertinent coding principles and official coding guidelines in making code assignments and designating the principal diagnosis and procedure for each episode of care in clean, technically correct language. Drills test coding skills in a variety of realistic health care settings. The codes and comments in an answer key supplement reflect the latest official coding guidelines and show a list of correctly assigned and appropriately sequenced codes. The list of codes for each exercise is followed by a comments section, which explains how the codes were assigned and why some codes were not assigned and direct readers to pertinent entries in the three volumes of ICD-9-CM.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781556483448
Publisher: American Hospital Association
Publication date: 08/28/2007
Edition description: Workbook
Pages: 134
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Symptoms, Signs, and Ill-Defined Conditions
Infectious and Parasitic Diseases
Endocrine, Metabolic and Nutritional Diseases and Immune-System Disorders
Mental Disorders
Diseases of the Blood and Blood-Forming Organs
Diseases of the Nervous System and Sense Organs
Diseases of the Respiratory System
Diseases of the Digestive System
Diseases of the Genitourinary System
Diseases of the Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue
Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue
Complications of Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Puerperium
Abortion and Ectopic Pregnancy
Congenital Anomalies
Perinatal Conditions
Diseases of the Circulatory System
Neoplasms
Injuries
Burns
Poisoning and Adverse Effects of Drugs
Complications of Surgery and Medical Care

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