HCR 220 Week 4 Checkpoint Determing Diagnosis Code Categories

HCR 220 Week 4 Checkpoint Determing Diagnosis Code Categories

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Checkpoint: Determining Diagnosis Code Categories Josh Gorban HCR 220
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Checkpoint: Determining Diagnosis Code Categories 2 A 68-year-old male presents to the office complaining of pronounced weakness on the right side of his body and slurred speech for the past 24 hours. Based on the examination, the physician orders an MRI to investigate a possible transient ischemic attack (TIA). Categories 780-799 Symptoms Signs and Ill-Defined Conditions. The patient shows signs of TIA but the results are not back from the MRI to confirm it.
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Unformatted text preview: A 44-year-old male presents to the office complaining of intermittent chest pain. The physician orders an EKG to rule out a possible cardiac event. Categories 780 to 799 Symptoms Signs and Ill-Defined Conditions. Patient came in with chest pains but no diagnosis can be made until the results of the EKG have come in. A 72-year-old diabetic female exhibits a non-healing wound on her left foot. Categories 800-999 Injury and Poisoning. Diabetes is the underlying cause of the foot ulcer....
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This note was uploaded on 08/01/2011 for the course HCR 220 taught by Professor Cvibanez during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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HCR 220 Week 4 Checkpoint Determing Diagnosis Code Categories

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