Key Features

  • More than 130 cases covering 18 specialties provide comprehensive coding practice in physician-based 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.
  • Challenging reports are accompanied by detailed rationales on the companion Evolve Resources website to help you perfect your critical thinking skills and reinforce your knowledge of key coding concepts.
  • 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 CPC and CCS-P 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: Evaluation and Management

Case 1-1: Discharge Summary, Chest Pain

Case 1-2: Progress Note, Renal

Case 1-3: Progress Note, Hypotension

Case 1-4: Discharge Summary, Cardiac Catheterization

Case 1-5: Nephrology Consultation, Hypertension

Case 1-6: Nephrology Consultation, Hypotension

Case 1-7: Discharge Summary, Acute and Chronic Renal Failure

Case 1-8: Discharge Summary, Hypotension

Case 1-9: Progress Note, Hemoptysis

Case 1-10: Neurosurgery Consultation, Neck Injury

Case 1-11: Neurosurgery Consultation, Neck Pain

Case 1-12: Neurosurgery Consultation, Leg Pain

Case 1-13: Consultation, Intracerebral Hematoma

Case 1-14: Rehabilitation Consultation, Back Pain and SOB

Case 1-15: Urology Consultation, Oliguria

Case 1-16: Thoracic Medicine/Critical Care Progress Note, Lung Cancer

Case 1-17: Clinic Visit, Diarrhea

Case 1-18: Cardiology Consultation, Chest Pain and SOB

Case 1-19: Clinic Visit, Abdominal Pain

Chapter 2: Anesthesiology

Case 2-1: Perforated Appendicitis

Case 2-2: Right Inguinal Herniorrhaphy

Case 2-3: Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

Case 2-4: Left Breast Biopsy

Case 2-5: Amputation

Case 2-6: Umbilical Herniorrhaphy

Case 2-7: Takedown Colostomy and Cholecystectomy

Case 2-8: Modified Radical Mastectomy

Case 2-9: Incision And Drainage Of Perirectal Abscess

Case 2-10: Division and Insetting of Flap

Case 2-11: Intracerebral Hematoma

Chapter 3: Cardiology

Case 3-1: Catheter Placement

Case 3-2: Chart Note, Therapeutic Apheresis

Case 3-3: Catheterization

Case 3-4: Coronary Artery Bypass Graft

Case 3-5: Intubation

Case 3-6: Dressing Change and Oversewing of Tracheostomy

Case 3-7: Thoracent

Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9781455737000
Electronic ISBN:
9781455703388