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CAT
Computerized Axial Tomography
CDISC
Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium
CPRI
Computer based Patient Record Institute
DICOM
Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine
ECG
Electrocardiogram
EHR
Electronic Health Record
FDA
Food and Drug Administration
HIPAA
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
ICU
Intensive Care Unit
IOM
Institute of Medicine of the National Academies
MRI
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
PET
Positron Emission Tomography
Trend analysis
comparing data from different dates, test, or events to correlate the changes in the patient's health
Medical Decision support
computer based system used to improve the outcome of medical decision by clinician who is determining the diagnosis or treatment
Alerts
a warning, message, or reminder automatically generated by EHR systems based on logical rules.
Health maintenance
EHR system component to provide preventative health recommendations
Alternative billing codes/ ABC
used to bill for alternative medicine such as behavioral health, homeopathy, and others
AMA
American Medical Association
CDC
Centers for Disease Control
CMS
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
CPT-4
Current Procedural Terminology, fourth edition
E & M
Evaluation and Management codes
HCPCS
Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System
ICD-9-CM
International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, Clinical Modification
Laboratory Information System/ LIS
a computer system that connects to and collects data from lab test instruments
NLM
National Library of Medicine
OCR
Office for Civil Rights
PMRI
Patient Medical Record Information
SNOMED
Systemized Nomenclature of Medicine
UMLS
Unified Medical Language System
VA
Veterans Affairs
WHO
World Health Organization
NIC
Nursing Interventions Classification
arthritis
Inflammation of a joint
kyphosis
Humpback
osteomalacia
Softening of bone
arthrocentesis
Surigcal puncture of a joint for removal of fluid
craniectomy
Surgical excision of a portion of the skull
sternotomy
Surgical incision of the sternum
vertebr/o
vertebra
closed treatment
fracture site that is not surgically opened and visualized
open treatment
fracture site that is surgically opened and visualized
manipulation
the attempted resoration of a fracture or joint dislocation to its normal anatomic position
open fracture
the fracture has broken through the bone cortex or the bone has been exposed to air
closed fracture
the fracture does not penetrate bone cortex or the bone is not exposed to air
traction
Process of drawing or pulling on bones or muscles to relieve displacement and facilitate healing
dislocation
Displacement of a bone from its normal location in a joint
percutaneous skeletal fixation
fracture treatment that is neither open nor closed
skeletal traction
is the use of internal devices, such as pins, screws, or wires
external fixation
is the application of a device that holds a bone in place on the outside of the body and pins or wires are placed into the bone from the outside