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CHAPTER 14: ANESTHESIA Case 14-1 Assign anesthesia code(s) for the anesthesiologist and any necessary modifiers. Do not assign surgery or diagnosis codes. During this procedure the anesthesiologist was medically directing two CRNAs providing anesthesia for concurrent procedures. The patient’s physical status is P2. LOCATION: Inpatient, Hospital PATIENT: Laurence Hooper ATTENDING PHYSICIAN: Gary Sanchez, MD SURGEON: Gary Sanchez, MD PREOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS: Perforated appendicitis. POSTOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS: Same. ANESTHESIA: General. ANESTHESIOLOGIST: Janice E. Larson, MD PROCEDURE: The patient was brought to the operating room, placed under general anesthesia, and prepped and draped sterilely. The patient’s advanced age is a concern, since he is 92. A right lower quadrant skin incision was made with a #10 blade, and dissection was carried down through the subcutaneous tissue using electrocautery. The anterior sheath of the rectus fascia was opened. The rectus was retracted medially. The posterior sheath and

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