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1
ICD-9-CM codes are updated every year.
A)True
B)False
2
The Alphabetic Index of the ICD-9-CM presents diseases and injuries with corresponding codes in numeric order.
A)True
B)False
3
The Alphabetic Index of the ICD-9-CM is used first when locating a diagnostic code.
A)True
B)False
4
In the ICD-9-CM, NEC is the abbreviation for not elsewhere classified.
A)True
B)False
5
The primary diagnosis represents the patient's most serious illness, regardless of the reason for the current encounter.
A)True
B)False
6
To select a correct diagnosis code in the ICD-9-CM, first look up the medical term in the Alphabetic Index and then verify the indicated code in the Tabular List.
A)True
B)False
7
An E code identifies
A)a recent diagnosis
B)an external cause of an injury
C)an encounter for other than treatment of illness
D)a manifestation
8
A V code identifies
A)an external cause of injury
B)an encounter for other than treatment of an illness
C)an etiology
D)a manifestation
9
The main term in the diagnostic statement "Abrikossov's tumor" is
A)Abrikossov's tumor
B)Abrkiossov
C)tumor
D)none of the above
10
The main term in the diagnostic statement "intracranial injury with skull fracture" is
A)intracranial
B)fracture
C)skull
D)injury







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