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projection of the temporal bone

mastoid process

upper arm bone

humeral

smaller of the 2 lower leg bones

fibula

splintered or crushed bone

comminuted fracture

wasting away

hypertrophy

spongy porous bone tissue

cancellous bone

outward extension of the shoulder bone

acromion

opening in bones where bld vessels enter

foramen

knuckle like process at the end of a bone

condyle

the shaft of a long bone

diaphysis

poor formation of bone

osteodystrophy

clubfoot

talipes

surgical repair of a joint

arthroplasty

chronic infl. of bones and joints due to degenerative changes in cartilage

osteoarthritis

malignant tumor of smooth muscle

leiomyosarcoma

extension

straightening out a limb

rotation

circular movement around an axis

flexion

bending a limb

adduction

movement toward the midline

pronation

turning the palm downward

abduction

movement away from the midline

bones of a fetus are

cartillagenous tissue

during bone development immature bone cells are

osteoblasts produce bony tissue

codes for wound exploration can be reported for explortation of any type of wound

false

you cannot rept codes for open wounds exploration if the wound is sufficient in size to accomplish the repair and the wound does not need to be enlarged

true

fracture codes are based on

treatment type

open treatment of a fracture is when

fracture is surgically opened and visualized or opened remotely

bimalleolar bone is located

ankle

trigger finger release

26055

interphalangeal joint replacement of index finger

26536

hip replacement

27130

knee replacement

27447

29883

29883

surgical arthroscopy of the shoulder

29827

arthroscopic medial meniscus repair

29882

hip fracture

27236

hip dislocation

27265

maxillary fracture

21422

costochondral graft

20910

aspiration shoulder

20610

body cast

29035

hallux varus

735.1

osteoporosis

733.01

limb pain

729.5

patellar chondromalacia

717.7

metatarsal arthralgia

719.47

medical specialty studies uses of radioactive substances

nuclear medicine

what does a radiologist due

specializes in dx such as us,mri,ct

invivo test

experiments are performed in a living organism

radiology codes designated as a separate procedure should be reported in addition to the code for the total procedure or service

false

there are 4 subheadings in the radiology section

false

phrase with contrast represents contrast material administered intravascularly

true

modifier reported when a dr component is reported separately

26

time which a medicare ben. is eligible for part a ben. for inpatient hosp. skilled nurs. fac. charges is called

benefit period

medicares fee schedule is based on a system whereby each payment value is found within a range of payments known as

rbrvs

studies performed to improve the process and outcomes of patient care are called

quality review studies

national values have been assigned for each service medicare determined on the basis of the resources necessary for the dr performance of the service

true

medicare sets the payment level for assistants at surgery at a percentage of the fee schedule amount for the surgical service

global

federal register for hospital

october

federal register for outpatient

nov. dec.

cms handles the daily operation of the medicare program through the use of formerly fiscal intermediaries

medicare administrative contractors

cms

center for medicare and medicaid services

rbrvs

resource based relative value scale

oig

office of investigator general

ascites in the lower left quadrant of the abdomen

789.59

patient has been exposed to HIV, is not symptomatic of the illness, but wants to be tested for the disease. his bld serology test comes back as nonspecific

pg 14 795.71

gangrene due to diabetes

pg 22 250.70, 785.4

continuous urinary incontinence because of complete utervaginal prolapse

rd 1088 618.3, 788.37

normal vaginal delivery, global (antepartum, delivery, postpartum) healthy baby

59400, 650, v27.0

act that provides for a federal system of old age

federal insurance contribution act fica

fees that medicare permits for a particular procedure, service, or supply are called

allowable fees

what is true of radiopaque substances

absorbs most of the xray it is exposed to

what best describes a barium enema

metallic powder is introduced to the large intestine and xrays are taken

what xray test shows an organ in depth

tomography

what describes a ct scan

uses ionizing xrays and a computer to produce a transvers image of the body organs

mri

sagittal, frontal, and cross sectional images are produced using magnetic and radiowaves

obstructing the passage of xrays

radiopaque

permitting the passage of xrays

radiolucent

aids drs in performing ultrasound procedures

sonographer

radioactive element that gives off energy in the form of radiation

radioisotope

radioactive drug administered for diagnostic purposes

radiopharmaceutical

transformation of stable substances into charged particles

ionization

a dr who specializes in diagnostic radiology

radiologist

what procedure is performed independently of and not immediately related to another service

separate

the division of the radiation oncology section is divided into subsections based on what

type of service

codes 76801 and 76802 look up

see above

echoencephalography, b scan

76506

us bone density

76977

rad exam nasal bones

70160

chest xray

71023

cardiac mri

75557

parathyroid imaging

78070

csf leakage

78650

urography

74420

liver imaging with vascular flow

78202

transvag us

76817

real time us

76604

mri angio

71555

infection in bone abscess formation

osteomyelitis

strong tough strand or cord of dense connective tissue that serves as attachment for muscle to bone

tendon

the glue in connective tissue

collagen

impacted fracture

bone is fractured and one end is wedged into the end of the adjoining bone

compression fracture

bone is fx by pressure from another bone

simple fracture

bone is broken w/o an open wound to the skin

pathologic fx

bone is fx as a result of disease

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