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Chapter 28 Review

What is a branch of medicine that uses radian energy to diagnose and treat patients?

RADIOLOGY

The CPT manual divides the Radiology section into subsections of Radiologic Guidance, Breast Mammography, Bone/Joint Studies, Diagnostic Radiology, ____________, __________, and Nuclear Medicine.

DIAGNOSTIC ULTRA-SOUND, RADIATION ONCOLOGY

What type of procedure is "performed independently of, and is not immediately related to, other services"?

SEPARATE PROCEDURE(S)

One Gray equals how many rads?

100

The modifier used to indicate the Professional Component is__________.

-26

The two words that mean supervising the taking of the x-rays and reading/reporting the results of the films are __________ & __________/

SUPERVISION
INTERPRETATION

The name for the use of high-frequency sound waves in an imaging process that is used to diagnose patient illness is

ECHOGRAPHY

The Radiation Oncology section of the CPT manual is divided into subsections based on the ________ of service provided to the patient.

TYPE

The scientific study of energy is

PHYSICS

The scientific calculation of the radiation emitted from various radioactive sources is

DOSIMETRY

Radiation treatment delivery codes are based on the treatment area involved and further divided based on levels of what?

ENERGY

MeV stands for

MEGAELECTRON VOLTS

Radiation Treatment Management is reported in units of _____ fractions.

5

Nuclear Medicine uses these to image organs for diagnosis and treatment.

TRACER(S)

Identify the planes of the body on figure on the next page (page 827, 2013 Step by Step text book):

MEDIAN
TRANSVERSE
FRONTAL

An established patient is seen in the physician's office w/ the chief complaint of a persistent cough. Otherwise, the patient claims to be in good health. The physician collects a history, including the chief complaint & the history of the present illness. The physical exam performed focuses on the respiratory tract. the decision making is straightforward because the physician wants to evaluate the patient for a possible case of bronchitis.

CPT Code: 99212

Question 18 patient is sent to the clinic's radiology department for a 2 view chest x-ray study, frontal and lateral.

CPT Code: 71020

Question 18 patient. The radiologist sends the XR results to the physician, who reviews them & decides to order a consultation w/ a pulmonologist from another clinic. The pat sees the pulmonologist, who performs a comprehensive history & exam with moderate complexity.

CPT Code: 99244

Question 18 patient. The pulmonologist orders a CT of the chest w/o contrast, & the radiologist supervises & interprets the results.

CPT Code: 71250-26

Question 18 patient. A bronchoscopy w/ transbronchial lung biopsy is performed in the ambulatory surgery center.

CPT Code: 31628

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