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  1. used in categories not intended for primary tabulation of disease these coodes are also written in italics with a note the note requires that the underlying disease or cause be recorded frist and the particular manifestation be recorded second ( this note will appear only in the Tabular List
  2. used after an incomplete term that needs one or more of the modifiers that follow ( usually indented) to make it assignable to a given category
  3. not otherwise specified Equivalent to unspecified used when the physiciam has insufficient data to code a specific condition
  4. not elsewhere clasified used with ill-defined terms to alert the coder that specified terms for a condition may be classified differently or with terms when a more specific category is not provided in the code list
  5. disease or syndrome named after the person who discovered it or the person who frist developed the condition

5 True/False Questions

  1. see alsoa cross reference used primarily in the INDEX it is an explicit direction for the coder to look elsewhere for the correct code this term must alwas be followed to obtain the correct code

          

  2. use additional codean explicit command that the seleted code needs more information to provide an accurate clinical picture of the patient's problem or condition

          

  3. ) Braceused to enclose a series of terms, each of which is modified by the statement to the right of the brace (e. g. , code 385.3)

          

  4. ( ) parenthesesused to enclose supplementary words that might or might not be present in a statement without affecting the code assignmnet

          

  5. section markersthe section marker or indicator is provided to advise the coder that a footnte apperars at the bottom of the page Based on the publication it may appear as a circled number, a flag with arrows, or curverd marks

          

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