What type of nurse can administer anethesia under the direction of an anesthesiologist?
What is the type of sedation that allows a procedure to be performed without pain to the patient, but the patient is not completely asleep?
conscious or moderate
The society that publishes the Relative Value Guide for anesthesia services is the
American Society of Anesthesiologists
The anesthesia formula is
Which codes begin with the number 99 and are used to indicate anesthesia services provided during situations that make the administration of the anesthesia more difficult/
The anesthesia status modifier that indicates the patient's condition at the time anesthesia was administered is
The modifier 'AA" is an example of what type of modifier
Which term describes a reduction?
Which treatment of a fracture requires the fracture to be exposed to view or opened at a remote site for nailing across the fracture
Which of the following terms describes traction by use of strapping, elastic wraps, or tape?
The application of a cranial halo is a form of
Fast becoming the treatment of choice of many orthopedic surgical procedures is what type of procedure?
Which is the following flaps describes a bone graft that is taken along with the skin and tissue that overlies the bone?
Which of the following is not a fracture treatment
Fracture codes are based on
The restoration of a fracture or dislocation to its normal anatomic alignment by the application of manually applied force is know as
A hip replacement is coded fased on the
medical reason for the surgery
Where is the bimalleolar bone located
Electrical or ultrasound stimulation is used to
Surgical and fracture repair codes in the musculoskeletal subsection
include the application and removal of the initial casts, splints, or strapping applied by the treating physician
Arthroscopy is a desirable treatment choice by physicians and patients because the
incisions are smaller, risk of infection is decreased, recovery time is quicker
A physician applies a cranial halo on a patient with a C-1 fracture. After the fracture is healed, the same physician removes the halo. What is the code for the removal of the halo
A patient presents to the orthopedic office complaining of pain in the wrist. Upon examination, the physician determines that the patient has a ganglion cyst. The physician injects the ganglion cyst with Xylocaine to reduce the pain. What is the correct code?
Bone grafts for spinal surgery are often coded in conjection with a surgical procedure. What is the appropriate modifier to apply to the bone graft code?
The following is NOT a type of bunionectomy.