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ICD-10-CM Layout

Layout of Alphabetic Index

What is placed flush with the far left margin? Main Terms
What is printed in bold and begin with a capital letter? Main Terms
What is printed in regular type in all lowercase letters? Subterms
What is indented two spaces to the right under the Main Term? Subterms
What are indented farther and farther to the right -- always indenting two more spaces from the previous one - listed in alphabetic order? more specific subterms
At the end of an Alphabetic Index entry, what indicates that additional characters are required? Dash
When are Carryover Lines used? When the complete entry will not fit on one line
How can you recognize a carryover line? It is indented four spaces more than the first line of the entry.
How does the Alphabetization Rules for the Alphabetic Index handle a single space between words? It ignores it.
How does the Alphabetization Rules for the Alphabetic Index handle a single hyphen within words? It ignores it.
How does the Alphabetization Rules for the Alphabetic Index handle a final "s" in possessive form of words? It ignores it.
Where are subterms containing numerals or spelled out numbers placed in the Alphabetic Index? They are the first terms at that level, placed in alphabetic order when spelled out.
What words are considered to be "connecting words"? "with, "in, due to", "associated with"
What expresses the relationship to the term in the immediately preceding level indicated? Using "Connecting Words"
What words express an etiology or ann associated condition? Connecting Words
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