fracture treatment when site is not surgically opened and visualized or reduction
fracture site that is surgically opened and vusualized
reshaping or reconstructing a jiont
displacement of a bone from its normal location in a joint
word used interchangeably with reduction to mean the attempted restoration of a fracture or joint dislocation to its normal anatomic position
the application of pins, wires, screws, and so on to immobilize; these can be placed externally or internally
application of force to a limb with the used of a pin, screw, wire, or clamp attached to the bone
tissues (fascia, connective tissue, muscle, etc..)surrounding organs and other structures
reshaping or reconstructing a joint
surgical immobilization of a joint
Would a biopsy code usually include the administration of any necessary local anesthesia?
What is arthrocentesis?
Aspiration of a joint
What is a uniplane fixation device?
Device that has 2 or more pins inserted above a fracture & 2 or more pins below a fracture on only 1 surface & is used to stabilize the fracture
What is the name of the graft that is taken from the lower thigh area where the fascia is the thickest?
Fascia lata graft
What type of stimulation often is used to promote healing of a slow healing fracture?
Electrical or ultrasound
What is fast becoming the surgical method of choice for many musculoskeletal procedures today?
What is the term that describes the use of tape applied to the body to provide support or limit motion?
Do you bill for the removal of a cast that your physician applied?
No-removal is part of cast service
What 2 words describe when elastic wrap or take is fastened to the skin or wrapped around a limb and weights are then attached to the wraps or tape?
What is the primary difference between the excision codes found in the musculoskeletal system subsection and the excision codes found in the integumentary system subsection?
Musculoskeletal applies to muscle and Integumentary applies to skin & subcutaneous tissue. The primary difference is extent.
excision of fascia
joint movement abduction
movement of a limb away from the midline of the body
movement of limb toward midline of body
circular movement of limb
movement by which two parts are drawn away from each other
excessive extension of a limb
applied to hand, the act of turning palm down
band of fibrous tissues that connect cartilage or bone and supports a joint
manipulation or reduction
mean the attempted restoration of a fracture or joint dislocation to its normal anatomic position
together tow parts of tendon
application of force to limb
needle with tube on the end; used to puncture and withdraw fluid from cavity
muscoskeletal system subsection is formated according to what type of sites
which physicans subspecialty can use the codes from the muskoskeletal subsection
biopsy code usually includes the administration of this
aspiration of a joint
uniplane fixation device
device that has two or more pins
fascia lata graft
name of graft that is takent from lower thigh area where fascia is thickest
electric or ultrasound
type of stimulation often used to promote healing of slow healing fracture
becoming the surgical method of choice for many muscoskeletal procedures
use of tape applied to the body to provide support or limit motion
removal of cast that physician applied is part of service
elastic wrap or tape is fastened to the skin or wrapped around a limb and weights are attached to wraps of tape
type of biopsy
excision category based on this first
depth of biopsy
excision category based on this second
method of obtaining biopsy
excision category based on this third
used for traumatic wounds that result from penetrating trauma
code used when abscess is associated with soft tissue and possibly down to the bone that underlies the abscess area
fractures are coded by 1 treatment
fracture are coded by 2 treatement
open reduction with internal fixation uses pins wires screws to stabilize a fracture
keller type procedure
in which a wire is inserted through the bone of a toe to hold bones in correct alignment
angulation of toe toward midline
arthroscopy codes are divided according to1
type of procedure
arthroscopy codes are divided according to2
extent of procedure
arthtroscopy codes are dividing according to 3
used to report removal of foreign bodies that are lodged in the muscle
used to report injections made into tendon,ligament or ganglion cyst
used to stabilize the spinal column in some repair procedures
instrumentation is attached of a fixated device at each end of area being repaired, at least on other attachement in spinal area being fixed
instrumentation is application of fixative device at each end of area being repaired
ankle or elbow
current procedural terminology
are terms that reflectd the tchnologic advances made in medicine and are incorpated into the CPT manual
encloses additional information
arrow facing up
O with a line through it
modifier -51 exempt
modifiers are found
where they have additions, deletions, and revisions
a list of the unlisited procedures for use in a specific section of the CPT manual
requires a special report with the use of unlisted codes
Nature, extent, and need
represent three of the six elements that a special report must contain
punctuation mark between codes in the index of the CPT mannual indicate two codes are available
punctuation mark between codes in the index of the CPT mannual indicating 2 codes are available
Largest to smallest division of the CPT
category is the largest
section is the second category
subsection is the third category
subheading is the smallest division
words that follow a code number in the CPT manual
are codes that has all the words that describe the codes
procedures that are experimental, newly approved, or seldom used are reported
abnormal condition of lateral curvature of the spine
upper part of hip bone
cranial bone supports nasal cavity
bone break at the wrist
formation of bone marrow
forms the back and base of skull
large process below the neck of the femur
bone is splintered or crushed
bat-shaped cranial bone behind the eye
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