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  1. 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
  2. a 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
  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. the 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
  5. disease or syndrome named after the person who discovered it or the person who frist developed the condition

5 True/False questions

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


  2. excludesthis note appears immediately under a three-digit code to further define or gibe an example of the contents of the category


  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. notesused to define terms and provide coding instructions


  5. [ ] bracketsused to enclose synomons, alternative wordings, or explanatory phrases (e. g. code 460)


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