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  1. not otherwise specified Equivalent to unspecified used when the physiciam has insufficient data to code a specific condition
  2. disease or syndrome named after the person who discovered it or the person who frist developed the condition
  3. used after an incomplete term that needs one or more of the modifiers that follow ( usually indented) to make it assignable to a given category
  4. used to enclose synomons, alternative wordings, or explanatory phrases (e. g. code 460)
  5. a 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

5 True/False questions

  1. code first underlying diseaseused to enclose supplementary words that might or might not be present in a statement without affecting the code assignmnet

          

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

          

  3. use additional codean explicit command that the seleted code needs more information to provide an accurate clinical picture of the patient's problem or condition

          

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