This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.View Full Document
Unformatted text preview: physician orders an EKG to rule out a possible cardiac event. This is under the symptoms, signs, and Ill-defines conditions, the codes are 780-799. These codes are used when a definitive diagnosis cannot be made. A 72-year-old diabetic female exhibits a non-healing wound on her left foot. The codes are 240-279, which is under endocrine, nutritional, metabolic disease, and immunity disorders. DIAGNOSIS CODE CATEGORIES 3 Reference ICD9 Data. (2011). Retrieved from http://www.ICD9Data.com...
View Full Document
- Spring '10
- diagnosis code, Axia College of University of Phoenix