Medical Terminology And Anatomy For Icd-10 Coding

Other | December 27, 2013

byBetsy J. Shiland, Betsy J. ShilandEditorBetsy J. Shiland

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Whether you're new to medical coding or transitioning from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM/PCS,Medical Terminology and Anatomy for ICD-10 Codinghelps you prepare to code accurately and effectively using the ICD-10-CM/PCS code set with a complete understanding of relevant medical terminology and anatomy. Coding certified (CCS, CPC) and approved AHIMA ICD-10-CM/PCS Academy Trainer Betsy Shiland makes unfamiliar medical language more approachable, and carefully sequenced medical terminology lessons help you understand the vastly increased anatomy necessary for accurate coding, including the locations of hundreds of arteries, muscles, nerves, and other anatomy. This unique resource also includes engaging in-book exercises and interactive online resources, giving you the review and practice you need to reinforce your comprehension and confidently prepare for the coding workforce.

  • Terminology coverage specific to ICD-10-CM/PCSfamiliarizes you with the terms and definitions you'll encounter most frequently in coding practice.
  • Anatomy and physiology contenthelps you accurately interpret medical reports to code effectively in ICD-10-CM/PCS.
  • Pathology terms are organized by disease and disorder classificationso you can practice locating information just as you will when coding with ICD-10-CM.
  • ICD codes provided for pathology terms and signs/symptomshelp you associate diagnoses with related codes.
  • In-book exercisestest your understanding as you learn.
  • Pathology and procedure terminology tableschallenge you to decode terms by word origins and definitions.
  • Root operation informationis incorporated into procedure tables to familiarize you with the associated common suffixes.
  • Electronic medical record formatfamiliarizes you with documentation commonly used in healthcare settings.
  • Guideline Alert!boxeslink terminology to relevant ICD-10-CM/PCS information at a glance.
  • Be Careful!boxesalert you to similar and potentially confusing word parts and terms.
  • Interactive learning games and activitieson a companion Evolve website reinforce your comprehension and make learning medical terminology more engaging.

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Whether you're new to medical coding or transitioning from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM/PCS,Medical Terminology and Anatomy for ICD-10 Codinghelps you prepare to code accurately and effectively using the ICD-10-CM/PCS code set with a complete understanding of relevant medical terminology and anatomy. Coding certified (CCS, CPC) and approved A...

Format:OtherDimensions:792 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:December 27, 2013Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323292720

ISBN - 13:9780323292726

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Medical Terminology

2. Body Structure and Directional Terminology

3. Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue

4. Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue

5. Digestive System

6. Genitourinary System

7. Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Puerperium

8. Blood, Blood-Forming Organs and the Immune Mechanism

9. Circulatory System

10. Respiratory System

11. Nervous System

12. Mental and Behavioral Health Disorders

13. Eye and Adnexa

14. Ear and Mastoid Process

15. Endocrine System and Nutritional and Metabolic Disorders

Appendices

A. Word Part and Meanings

B. Meaning and Word Parts

C. Abbreviations

D. Common Diagnostic Procedures

E. Pharmacology