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current unhealed burns, sunburn, friction
Codes from the burn category are for _____ except ____ and ____ burns.
Type of burn limited to the outer layer of the epidermis with erythema and increased tenderness.
Type of burn that represents a partial thickness injury to the dermis which may be superficial or deep.
With this type of burn, the dermal barrier is lost, and the presence of necrotic tissue create fluid volume loss and is more susceptible to infection.
necrosis, thrombosed vessels
Deep third degree burns are characterized by an underlying _____ with _____.
Burns of the same site but of different depths are classified according to the ____ recorded in diagnostic statement.
highest degree, burns of other sites
When coding multiple burns, sequence first the burn code of _____ with additional codes for _____.
residual condition, late effect code, late effect e code
Encounters for treatment of late effects of burns should be coded to the ______ followed by _____ code. A ______ is also used.
condition being treated
For burn patients admitted for repair of scar tissue, skin contracture, or other sequela, a code should be assigned for _____.
body surface, all types, body surface, third degree burns
For the extent of burn, the fourth digit indicates total percentage of _____ in ____ of burns. The fifth digit indicates the percent of _____ involved in ______ only.
20 percent, third degree burns
When more than _____ of the body surface in involved in ______, it is advisable to assign an additional code from "extent of burns" category.
rule of nines
Extent of burns is based on ______ for estimating the amount of body surface involved in a burn.
burn, posttraumatic wound infection
When a burn is described as infected, the code for ____ is sequenced first with ______ assigned as additional code.
circumstances of admission
When a patient present with a burn injury and another related condition, _____ determine the selection of the principal diagnosis.
additional diagnoses, reportable diagnoses
Preexisting conditions should be coded as _____ when they meet the criteria for _____.
second degree burn
If you have a first degree and a second degree burn of the lower leg, code only _____.
acute burns, non-healed burn
Non-healing burns are coded as ____. Necrosis of burned skin should be coded as a _____.
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