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Anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system

Anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system

The main job of the lungs is gas exchange, pulling oxygen into the body and getting rid of carbon dioxide. Normally, during an inhale – the diaphragm contracts to pull downward and chest muscles contract to pull open the chest, which helps suck in air like a vacuum , and then during an exhale – …

Parsley Health – What is Functional Medicine?

Parsley Health – What is Functional Medicine?

Hi, I’m Dr. Robin Berzin and I’m the founder of Parsley Health, the first modern and affordable functional medicine practice and Wellness Center. A lot of people are new to the concept of functional medicine so I’m taking a minute to explain what it is. Functional medicine is an approach to health and wellness where …

Medical Coding for Hernia Repair | Medical Coding Tips

Medical Coding for Hernia Repair | Medical Coding Tips

Laureen: Q: (Hernia Repair) My surgeon did an open parastomal hernia repair with mesh with ileostomy stomal revision. I see the code 44346 for “revision of colostomy with repair of paracolostomy hernia.” Can I bill 44312 with the above hernia codes for this? HELP! Thank you, Nichole. Laureen: OK, here’s my little research sheet I …

Help on Fracture Medical Coding

Help on Fracture Medical Coding

Q: I am looking for help in fracture coding. Is there a good webinar? Suggestions? A: Well, first of all, I want you to know we’ve talked a lot about fractures because quite honestly, I just like talking about fractures. So, there are some YouTube videos already out there with comments about coding for fractures …

Unique Hospital: The Surgery Results

Unique Hospital: The Surgery Results

>>[male speaker] Mrs. Saunders? >>[Mrs. Saunders] Yes? [male speaker] Yes, what?>>[Mrs. Saunders] Yes, I am her. >>[male speaker] Thank you. Say the whole thing, jeez. Well, the surgery was a success. We’re lucky your husband got here so quickly after the accident. We were able to stabilize him eventually, but in order to save his …

Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy (SDR) at St. Louis Children’s Hospital

Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy (SDR) at St. Louis Children’s Hospital

This is a brief review of selective dorsal rhizotomy offered at our center. From this information, you will learn more about not only selective dorsal rhizotomy, but also other currently available treatments for spastic cerebral palsy. You’ll also learn about what happens during hospitalization after selective dorsal rhizotomy surgery. In spastic cerebral palsy there are …

HPI for Multiple Chief Complaints | Medical Coding Training

HPI for Multiple Chief Complaints | Medical Coding Training

Q: (HPI for Multiple Chief Complaints) “If the patient presents with 3 complaints not chronic illness and there are 1-3 elements documented for each complaint that this would support an EPH HPI.” The question was basically asking for an authoritative source regarding pulling HPI element for multiple chief complaints. Not talking about chronic illnesses, we’re …

Delivering world-class healthcare — and hope

Delivering world-class healthcare — and hope

UC Irvine health for me is home. I’m very proud to be a member the UC Irvine team. Our faculty here are outstanding, our students are tremendous, and everybody else–the support staff, nursing–are among the best I’ve ever worked with. I have never been at a place where there’s more collaborative spirit. And for somebody …