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Unformatted text preview: The physician orders an EKG to rule out a possible cardiac event. Diseases of the Circulatory System----Codes 390-459 The patient is experiencing chest pain and the physician wants to rule out a cardiac event. I chose to use the codes 390-459 because these codes are associated with the circulatory system. 3. A 72 year old diabetic female exhibits a non-healing wound on her left foot. Diseases of the Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue----Codes 680-709 The patients primary concern is the wound on her left foot. The wound is classifiable under the diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue. These codes classify skin infections, inflammations, and other diseases....
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