assessment

1.   A complication during pregnancy, childbirth, or the puerperium is considered to be a complication unless the attending physician specifically documents that the complicating condition:

a.   neither resulted in extensive completely or loss of blood.

b.   neither affected the mother nor the unborn fetus/newborn.

c.   neither affects the pregnancy nor is affected by the pregnancy.

d.   affected the mother only and not the unborn fetus/newborn.

2.   If there is a first-and second- degree burn of the same area, you would report:

a.   both degrees with different codes.

b.   only the second-degree code.

c.   either degree in any order.

d.   only the first-degree code.

3.   Contrast congenital anomaly and abnormal findings. Briefly describes the guidelines for reporting. Give the sections, code ranges, and at least one of the conditions that may be reported under each section. Your response should be at least 75 words in length.

4.   Briefly describe the four classifications of drug toxicity used for coding and reporting. Your response should be at least 75 words in length.

5.   What are the guidelines for reporting certain conditions originating in the perinatal period? Give the section, chapter, and code ranges, along with definition and guidelines. Explain some of the conditions that may be reported here. Your response should be at least 200 words in length.

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