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Anestheia & Surgery

Health care professional permitted to administer anesthesics are:

Anesthesiologists, certified registered nurse anesthetists, & surgeons.

THe categories of anestheia include the following:

Topical/local, regional, & general

Topical anestheia is administered-how?

to the skin

MAC is an acronym that stands for

monitored anestheia care

Conscious sedation is provided in order to:

reduce anxiety

When the same physician performing the procedure administers regional or general anestheia, modifier 47 should be appended to:

the correct procedure code

The anestheia package includes all of the following:

preoperative visits, post operative visits, & usual monitoring services.

When reporting anestheia services using time reporting, the formula is:


Qualifying circumstances are conditions that might require more work on the part of the anesthesiologist, including all of the following:

Extreme age, Emergency conditions, Total bdy hyperthermia

A physical status modifier describes issues that may increase the complexity of delivering anesthetic services one of these are:

Mild systemic disease

The Global Surgical Package includes all of the following:

Preprocedure evaluation, the procedure, & follow up care

The globial period is determined by?

the standard of care

The following is are examples of diagnostic tests included in the global pacakge:

closure, local infiltration, & a metecarpal block

When a procedure is planned as a series of procedures, each serviceafter the first should be appeneded with what modifier?

modifier 58

Excision of a lesions are reported with:

each leision coded seperately

The code for th excision includes this type of repair:


If the surgeron preforms a reexcision of a lesion during a later encounter with the patient, append the procedure with what modifier?


If multiply wounds located on the same antimical site are repaired with the same complexity, report this procedure by:

adding the total lengths together & code the total

The elements of determining the most accurate code for a skin graft include all of the following:

The size of the recepient area, the location of the recepient area, & the type of graft.

When a surgeron does not provide preoperative or postoperative care to the patient upon whom he or she operates, the procedure should be appended with:

modifier 54

Codes with musculoskeletal subsection include:


Arthrodesis is preformed:

alone & in combination with other procedures.

An open treatment of a fracture is preformed


Backbench work during a transplant process is

The preparation of the organ

The cardiovascular system includes all of the following:

Heart, veins, & arteries

Venous grafts harvested from the saphenous vein:

are included in the graft code

The code for the endovascular repair of an illac aneurysm include all of the following:

Introduction of graft, Stent deployment, & Balloon angiplasty

An enterectomy is the harvesting of a donors:


A pancreatic donor must be:


A physician who only interprets a urodynamic procedure must be ccoded with:

Modifier 26

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