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Bone Marrow
Manufactures most blood cells
Spleen
is composted mostly of lymph tissue
Leukemia
Malignant disease of the bone marrow in which excessive WBC are produced
Endocrine System
Has 9 glands
Quantitative test
A type of drug test that measures the amount of a drug in the specimen.
Venipunctures and Arterial Punctures are coded with
SURGERY SECTION
Pathology/Laboratory Section of CPT
Drugs are listed in their GENERIC name
Qualitative analysis
Analysis of a substance in order to ascertain the nature of chemical constituents
Quantitative analysis
Determining the amounts and proportions of chemical constituents
Know:
Quantitative screening for methamphetamine; Know the surgical Pathology Levels of coding Pg 422 on CPT Remember Level 1 Gross pathology only. Level 2 and Up Gross pathology, microscopy, and other detailed studies example breast mastectomy-partial/simple the code would be in Level 5 code 88307
Biopsy
Removal of a small piece of living tissue for diagnostic examination
-centesis
suffix for puncture of a cavity
Curretage
scraping of a cavity using a spoon-shaped instrument
Drainage
Free flow or withdrawal of fluids from a wound or cavity
-ectomy
suffix for removal of part or all of an organ of the body
Endoscopy
inspection of body organs or cavities by the use of a lighted scope that may be placed through an existing opening or through a small incision
Excision
cutting or taking away
Incision
surgically cutting into
Injection
forcing a fluid into a vessel or cavity suffix for suturing
Ligation
binding or tying off, as in constricting blood flow of a vessel or binding fallopian tubes for sterilization
-otomy
suffix for incision into
-plasty
suffix for molding or surgically forming
Repair
to remedy, replace, or to heal
-rrhaphy
suffix for suturing
Suture
to unite parts by stitching them together