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STANDARDIZED REPRESENTATIONS 1 Improving Patient Health through Standardized Representations Jackie Mikle Walden University June 21, 2015
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STANDARDIZED REPRESENTATIONS 2 Patient Health through Standardized Representations In health care today, standardized representations of information are routinely used by providers to support and facilitate the diagnosis and treatment of patients. SCENARIO Patient presents to the emergency department with shortness of breath due to congestive heart failure and pulmonary hypertension. In the emergency department, patient initial assessment was noted to have accelerated high blood pressure with lower extremity edema. Patient received a complete work up including laboratory profile, which showed elevated BNP of 4330. He had a chest x-ray, which showed pulmonary vascular congestion and interstitial edema. Patient received intravenous Bumex for adequate diuresis and was admitted to the internal medicine service with telemetry monitoring. Firstly, ICD’s was utilized for inpatient setting like hospitals as indexing diagnoses reports. According to Cartwright (2008), “ICD-9 was the current diagnosis coding system within the United States
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