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  1. not otherwise specified Equivalent to unspecified used when the physiciam has insufficient data to code a specific condition
  2. used to enclose supplementary words that might or might not be present in a statement without affecting the code assignmnet
  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. 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. used to define terms and provide coding instructions

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. ) Braceused to enclose synomons, alternative wordings, or explanatory phrases (e. g. code 460)

          

  3. eponymnot otherwise specified Equivalent to unspecified used when the physiciam has insufficient data to code a specific condition

          

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

          

  5. 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

          

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