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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Quiz #1: Lumbar Stenosis

Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the spaces within the spine, which can put pressure on the spinal cord, cauda equina, and/or nerve roots.  This condition is often an age-related. However, patients who suffer a spinal injury or who are born with narrow canal syndrome may also suffer from this condition. Knowledge and understanding of the …

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