Key Features

  • More than 115 cases provide comprehensive coding practice in both inpatient and outpatient settings to strengthen your understanding and help you ensure your professional success.
  • Abstracting questions at the end of many cases are designed to assess knowledge and critical thinking skills.
  • ICD-9-CM codes are accompanied by corresponding ICD-10-CM codes in the answer keys to familiarize you with the new coding system.
  • Cases are mapped to the content outline of the CCS and CPC-H certification exams to help you prepare for certification
  • A companion Evolve Resources website keeps you informed of updates in the coding field and provides rationales for textbook patient cases and hints and tips for more efficient coding.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Integumentary

Case 1: Excision, Basal Cell Carcinoma

Case 2: Ulcer Repair

Case 3: Ulcer Debridement

Case 4: Dressing Change

Case 5: Split Thickness Skin Graft

Case 6: Flap with Debridement

Case 7: Lesion Excision

Case 8: Incision and Drainage

Chapter 2: Gastrointestinal

Case 9: Sigmoidoscopy

Case 10: Colonoscopy

Case 11: Esophagogastroduodenoscopy

Case 12: Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

Case 13: Colonoscopy through Colostomy

Case 14: Colonoscopy with Polypectomy

Case 15: Colonoscopy with Polypectomy

Case 16: Esophagogastroduodenoscopy

Case 17: Colonoscopy with Biopsies

Chapter 3: Nephrology

Case 18: Plasma Exchange

Case 19: Kidney Biopsy

Case 20: Plasma Exchange

Case 21: Kidney Biopsy

Case 22: Central Venous Placement

Chapter 4: Neurology/Neurosurgery

Case 23: Lumbar Puncture

Case 24: Electroencephalogram Report

Case 25: Carpal Tunnel Release

Case 26: Discectomy

Case 27: Ventricular Puncture

Case 28: Electroencephalogram Report

Case 29: Insertion of Intrathecal Catheter and Pump

Chapter 5: OB/GYN Surgery and Ophthalmology

Case 30: Hysteroscopy

Case 31: Amniocentesis

Case 32: Dacryocystorhinostomy

Case 33: Blepharoplasty

Case 34: Removal Caruncle

Chapter 6: Orthopedic

Case 35: Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

Case 36: Meniscectomy

Case 37: Synovectomy

Case 38: Closed Reduction

Case 39: Arthroplasty

Case 40: Mosaicplasty

Case 41: Arthroscopy

Chapter 7: Otorhinolaryngology

Case 42: Tympanostomy

Case 43: Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty and Tonsillectomy



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