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5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. used 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)
  2. 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
  3. not otherwise specified Equivalent to unspecified used when the physiciam has insufficient data to code a specific condition
  4. this note appears immediately under a three-digit code to further define or gibe an example of the contents of the category
  5. disease or syndrome named after the person who discovered it or the person who frist developed the condition

5 True/False Questions

  1. excludestermsw following this word indicate you must look to a different code series

          

  2. see alsoa 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. NECnot otherwise specified Equivalent to unspecified used when the physiciam has insufficient data to code a specific condition

          

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

          

  5. 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

          

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