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5 Multiple choice questions

  1. this note appears immediately under a three-digit code to further define or gibe an example of the contents of the category
  2. disease or syndrome named after the person who discovered it or the person who frist developed the condition
  3. not otherwise specified Equivalent to unspecified used when the physiciam has insufficient data to code a specific condition
  4. used to enclose synomons, alternative wordings, or explanatory phrases (e. g. code 460)
  5. an explicit command that the seleted code needs more information to provide an accurate clinical picture of the patient's problem or condition

5 True/False questions

  1. seea cross reference used primarily in the INDEX it is an explicit direction for the coder to look elsewhere for the correct code this term must alwas be followed to obtain the correct code

          

  2. see alsoa 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

          

  3. ) Braceused to enclose a series of terms, each of which is modified by the statement to the right of the brace (e. g. , code 385.3)

          

  4. ( ) parenthesesused to enclose supplementary words that might or might not be present in a statement without affecting the code assignmnet

          

  5. section markersthis note appears immediately under a three-digit code to further define or gibe an example of the contents of the category