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Root Ops; Placemnt

ICD-10-PCS; Placement Root Operations; Values

TermDefinition
Change (Placement) Taking out or off a device from a body region and putting back an identical or similar device in or on the same body region without cutting or puncturing the skin or a mucous membrane (value of 0); (e.g. Change of vaginal packing)
Compression (Placement) Putting pressure on a body region (value of 1); (e.g. Placement of pressure dressing on abdominal wall)
Dressing (Placement) Putting material on a body region for protection (value of 2); (e.g. Application of sterile dressing to head wound)
Immobilization (Placement) Limiting or preventing motion of a body region (value of 3); (e.g. Placement of splint on left finger)
Packing (Placement) Putting material in a body region or orifice (value of 4); (e.g. Placement of nasal packing)
Removal (Placement) Taking out or off a device from a body part (value of 5); (e.g. Removal of stereotactic head frame)
Traction (Placement) Exerting a pulling force on a body region in a distal direction (value of 6); (e.g. Lumbar traction using motorized splint-traction table)
Created by: RayniJ