ICD-9-CM

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signs

Objective evidence of disease observed by the physician, abnormal pulse,fever,sweatingor pallor

symptoms

Subjective evidense of a disease reported by the pt to the physician pain, dizziness,itching

[ ]

enclose synonyms alternative words, abbreviations or explanatory phrases

NOS

equals or means unspecified

:

incomplete term that needsone of the modifiers to make a code assignable

[ ]/slated

used in volume 2 to enclosed a code number that must be used with the code preceding it

NEC

used when a more specific code is not available ( means other)

italics

type face used for all exclusion notes

includes

further define or provide examples of a category or section

}

encloses a series of terms that are modified by the statement to the right or left

excludes

indicate conditions that are to coded\listed elsewhere

( )

encloses supplementary words and does not affect the code

Bold face

typeface used for all codesand titles in volume I

see category

directs coder to consult specific category in volume 1

nonessential modifiers

terms in paentheses that qre nonessentail

see

mandatory instruction, pointing to alternative terms

notes

follow terms to define and give further instruction

subterms

indented under main term and effects code selection

see also

direct coder to look under another term if all info is not found under the first term

eponym

disease/syndrome named for a person

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