Quiz #3: DVTs and Rat Poison

All kidding aside, warfarin is a 70-year-old life-saving drug for the millions of people who suffer from life-threatening blood clots. It is made from the same chemicals found in rat poison. Often users need to be monitored up to three times a week and adhere to a strict diet that controls levels of Vitamin K …

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Quiz #2: Fall at the Playground

Fractures require a lot of aftercare coding. However, unlike other types of aftercare which carry their own set of codes, fracture coding uses the 7th character in the sequence to define the episode of care for the fracture. They also characterize the type of fracture, the degree of damage, and whether or not surrounding tissue …

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