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What type of nurse can administer anethesia under the direction of an anesthesiologist?


What is the type of sedation that allows a procedure to be performed without pain to the patient, but the patient is not completely asleep?

conscious or moderate

The society that publishes the Relative Value Guide for anesthesia services is the

American Society of Anesthesiologists

The anesthesia formula is


Which codes begin with the number 99 and are used to indicate anesthesia services provided during situations that make the administration of the anesthesia more difficult/

Qualifying circumstances

The anesthesia status modifier that indicates the patient's condition at the time anesthesia was administered is


The modifier 'AA" is an example of what type of modifier


Which term describes a reduction?


Which treatment of a fracture requires the fracture to be exposed to view or opened at a remote site for nailing across the fracture


Which of the following terms describes traction by use of strapping, elastic wraps, or tape?


The application of a cranial halo is a form of

external fixation

Fast becoming the treatment of choice of many orthopedic surgical procedures is what type of procedure?


Which is the following flaps describes a bone graft that is taken along with the skin and tissue that overlies the bone?

free osteocutaneious

Which of the following is not a fracture treatment


Fracture codes are based on

treatment type

The restoration of a fracture or dislocation to its normal anatomic alignment by the application of manually applied force is know as


A hip replacement is coded fased on the

medical reason for the surgery

Where is the bimalleolar bone located


Electrical or ultrasound stimulation is used to

promote healing

Surgical and fracture repair codes in the musculoskeletal subsection

include the application and removal of the initial casts, splints, or strapping applied by the treating physician

Arthroscopy is a desirable treatment choice by physicians and patients because the

incisions are smaller, risk of infection is decreased, recovery time is quicker

A physician applies a cranial halo on a patient with a C-1 fracture. After the fracture is healed, the same physician removes the halo. What is the code for the removal of the halo


A patient presents to the orthopedic office complaining of pain in the wrist. Upon examination, the physician determines that the patient has a ganglion cyst. The physician injects the ganglion cyst with Xylocaine to reduce the pain. What is the correct code?


Bone grafts for spinal surgery are often coded in conjection with a surgical procedure. What is the appropriate modifier to apply to the bone graft code?

No modifier

The following is NOT a type of bunionectomy.


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