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  1. used to enclose supplementary words that might or might not be present in a statement without affecting the code assignmnet
  2. used to define terms and provide coding instructions
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. termsw following this word indicate you must look to a different code series

5 True/False questions

  1. 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


  2. NECa 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


  3. use additional codea cross reference to direct the boder to look elsewhete when the main term or subterm is not sufficient ot code the condition or problem(e. g. Volume 2 Sinus --see also fistula


  4. includestermsw following this word indicate you must look to a different code series


  5. seenot 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


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