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Musculoseketal 234

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Compression fracture a fracture caused by compression, the act of pressing together.
traction is the application of pulling force to hold a bone in alignment.
Avulsion fracture is an injury to the bone in the area where a tendon or ligament attaches to the skeleton.
Impacted fracture is a type of fracture in which one of broken fragments of bone wedges into another.
Transverse fracture a fracture at a right angle to the bone's axis.
Oblique fracture a fracture which goes at an angle to the axis.
Comminuted fracture the bone is broken into more than two pieces or crushed.
hairline fracture a thin break in the bone.
Displaced fracture a fracture in which the pieces on either side of the break are out of line.
Closed treatment not surgically opened.
Soft tissue tissue surrounding a bone.
Arthroplasty reshaping or reconstructing a joint.
Arthrodesis surgical immobilization of a joint.
dislocation displacement of a bone from its normal location in a joint.
Fracture break in a bone.
Percutaneous fracture treatment insertion of devices through the skin.
Greenstick fracture a partial fracture in which one side of the bone is broken and the other side bends.
Simple( closed) fracture a fracture that doesn't break the skin.
Compound( open) fracture a fracture in which the ends of the broken bone break through the skin.
wOULD A BIOPSY code usually include the administration of any necessary local anesthesia???? Yes
This is a hollow needle that is often used to withdraw samples of fluid from a joint??? Trocar
What term describes the cleansing of a wound???? debridement
What term describes a bone that is not in its normal location???? dislocation or dislocated.
What term is used to mean put the bone back in place??? reduction
What is the term that describes the physician's actions of bending, rotating, pulling or guiding the bone back into place??? manipulation
??? is the application of pulling force to hold a bone in place... Traction
It is the ??? of the fracture that determines the method if treatment.. extent or type
Which physician subspecialty can report the codes from the Musculoskeletal system subsection??? any physician
The Musculoskeletal system subsection is formatted according to what type of sites???? anatomic
Spiral fracture a fracture which runs around the axis of the bone.
Colles' fracture is a break across the end of the man bone of the forearm( the radius)...
Would a biopsy code usually include the administration of any necessary local anesthesia??? Yes
Which of the following is always a part of a surgical arthroscopy???? diagnostic arthroscopy
Fracture break in a bone.
Open treatment fracture site that is surgically open and visualized.
Arthroplasty reshaping or reconstructing a joint.
Skeletal traction application of force to a limb with the use of a pin, screw, wire, or clamp attached to the bone.
Dislocation is displacement of a bone from its normal joint position.
Manipulation is the use of force to return the dislocated bone back into normal alignment.
Arthrocentesis is the injection or aspiration of a joint.
External fixation is the application of a device that holds the bone in place.
Strapping is the tapping of the body part and is used to exert pressure on a body part to provide stability.
What is the term that describes the use of tape applied to the body to provide support or limit motion.????? strapping
What type of stimulation is often used to promote healing of a slow healing fracture.???? electric or ultrasound
What is the name of the graft that is taken from the lower thigh area where the fascia is the thickest??? fascia lata graft
Non-displaced fracture a fracture in which the pieces on either side of the break line up.
Open treatment fracture site that is surgically open and visualized.
Closed treatment fracture treatment when site is not surgically opened and visualized or reduction.
When coding fracture repairs, you would code the application and removal of a cast separately. True or False??? False
The Excision category of codes contains biopsy codes for both bone and muscle. True or False??? True
Dislocation codes are often divided based on which item??? manipulation
Arthroscopy visually examining a joint using an instrument.
Do you bill for the removal of a cast that your physician applies??? NO, the removal is part of the cast service.
Open treatment surgically opened to the surgeon's view or remotely opened to allow placement of a nail across the fracture.
Skeletal traction is the use of internal devices, such as pins, screws or wires. The devices are inserted into the bone via the skin with ends of the pins, screws or wires sticking out via the skin so traction devices can be attached.
Manipulation or Reduction words used interchangeably to mean the attempted restoration of a fracture or joint dislocation to its normal anatomic position.
Percutaneous fixation considered neither open nor closed; fracture is not visualized but fixation is placed across the fracture site under x-ray imaging.
What two words describe when elastic wrap or tape is fastened to the skin or wrapped around a limb and weights are then attached to the wraps or tape???? Skin traction.
What is the primary difference between the excision codes found in the Musculoskeletal system subsection and the excision codes found in the Integumentary system subsection???? the primary difference is extent.
A device that has two or more pins inserted above a fracture and two or more below a fracture on only one surface and is used to stabilize the fracture is called what type of service??? uniplane fixation
Spinal instrumentation is used to stabilize the spinal column in some repair procedures.
Segmental instrumentation is the attachment of a fixation device at each end of the area being repaired and at least one other attachment in the spinal area being repaired.
Nonsegmental instrumentation is the application of the fixative device at each end of the area being repaired.
Free osteocutaneous flaps are bone grafts that include the skin and tissue that overlie the bone.
Created by: Sparklegirl2345 on 2011-01-04



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