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Inpatient Cases & DRG Code 7 inpatient case studies in AHIMA Vlab.To locate these, go into Vlab, see at the top of the list is PATIENT CASES and...
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Inpatient Cases & DRG

Code 7 inpatient case studies in AHIMA

Vlab. To locate these, go into Vlab, see at the top of the list is PATIENT CASES and click on Activities. Next, click on Inpatient Cases and locate each medical record below. These are real charts from facilities with PHI blacked out. 

Medical Record#

348927 300301 300304 333061 400072 400103 400303

Code these cases just as you have the case studies previous done. Note that you should locate the discharge summary, history and physical, progress notes, orders, consultations, as well as test results and surgery or procedural reports.

AHA Coding Clinic Quiz

1. List two general types of Whipple procedures.

2. A patient is admitted with acute kidney injury (acute renal failure) due to dehydration. According to

coding guidelines, the acute kidney injury would always be sequenced as the principal diagnosis.

True or False

3. A patient presents with a nosocomial gram-negative bacilli sepsis/blood stream infection due

to midline catheter. Assign the appropriate ICD-10-CM codes for sepsis due to a

midline catheter.

4. The patient was diagnosed with pancytopenia due to acute myelogenous leukemia (AML). Assign

the appropriate diagnoses codes for pancytopenia due to AML.

5. A woman diagnosed with an esophageal malignancy underwent total resection of the lower

esophagus and reconstruction using colonic interposition. An open total esophagectomy was

performed. The terminal ileum was mobilized, with the ascending and transverse colon and was

brought up and anastomosed to the cervical esophagus. The ascending and transverse colon

that was still attached to the left colonic artery for blood supply was used as graft. Assign the

correct ICD-10-PCS codes for esophagectomy with colon interposition.

6. A 45-year-old female patient with uterine cancer developed drug-induced diarrhea following

chemotherapy. Assign the correct ICD-10-CM code for drug-induced diarrhea

secondary to chemotherapy.

7. The patient, a 6-year-old female, suffered a left proximal metaphyseal humeral fracture without

displacement. Assign the correct ICD-10-CM code for metaphyseal fracture of the

left humerus.

8. The patient, who had a history of seizure-like episodes, presented for encephalographic

monitoring, which did not show epileptic activity. The provider diagnosed "Psychogenic nonepileptic attacks (PNEA). Assign the correct diagnosis code for PNEA.

9. The patient underwent open repair of a middle cerebral artery fusiform aneurysm. Because of a

wide neck, the aneurysm was not amenable to clipping. The surgeon wrapped the aneurysm with

muslin gauze. Assign the appropriate procedure code for this type of aneurysm


10. The patient presented with a clogged gastrojejunostomy tube. Assign the appropriate

diagnosis code for a clogged gastrojejunostomy tube. 

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