an acute condition strikes quickly with severe symptoms and runs a short course. a chronic condition progresses slowly with little change in symptoms
Acute versus Chronic Condition
any unwanted side effect or reaction to a drug taken properly
Adverse Effects of Drugs
A three-digit code used to represent a particular disease or condition is termed a category
Groups or types of neoplasms
a collection of 3,4, and 5 digit numbers that convert the verbal description of diseases or conditions into numerical system.
a condition that is present at the same time as the primary diagnosis
A manual containing the 5-digit numerical codes used to report medical services and prcedures.
Current Procedural Terminology [CPT]
the cause, disease, or condition a person is identified with
a condition marked by jubjective complaints, a specific hisotry, and clinical signs, symptoms, and laboratory or radiographic findings
alpha-numeric ICD-9 - CM codes used to indicate external circumstances responsible ofr injuries or conditions. [external cause]
a list of drugs available for routine use at a health-care facility
ICD-9-CM Stands for
The International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, Clinical Modification. Is a coding system used by health-care providers to represent diagnoses, collect data, and communicate with third party carriers.
a remaining condition left after an acute phase of an illness or injury has ended.
the demonstration of the presence of a sign, symptom, or alteration, especially one that is associated with a disease
change in location of a disease or its manifestations or transfer from one organ or part to another not directly connected. the usual application is to the manifestation of a malignancy as a secondary growth arising from the primary growth in a new location.
the form and structure of a neoplasm
The cause of death
an abnormal development of tissue as in a tumor growth
supplementary words added to a diagnosis that do not change the code assignment
It means that the ICD-9-CM does nto provide a more specific code for this diagnosis
Not Elsewhere Classified [NEC]
does not give any difinite information or specifics for an exact code to be used.
Not otherwise Specified [NOS]
a toxic reaction to a drug taken improperly
Poisoning of a drug
a diagnosis or condition in an outpatient setting that indicates the reason the patient was seen. this is always coded first.
the 6 weeks following childbirth
most three-digit categories have been expanded to 5 or 5 digit codes that provide more specific information regarding the disease of condition. the fourth digit of an ICD-9-cm code is called ____________
a dignosis determined in an inpatinet setting after diagnostic testing or procedures determine the reason for hospitalization
a fifth digit added on to a 4-digit ICD-9-CM code is called a subclassification. the fifth digit provides even greater details regarding the condition.
a dignosis used in addition to the main, primary diagnosis
a list of diagnosis codes arranged in a numerical sequence
Final behavior that cannot be determined at a specific time
diagnosis codes that begin with the letter V and represent a circumstance other than diseases or injuries as a diagnosis or problem