Coding Ankle Procedures Doesnt Have to Be Your Achilles Heel

Because orthopedists use many different terms to describe ankle fractures, coders should seek keywords in physician documentation to determine whether a fracture is bimalleolar, trimalleolar, medial malleolus or lateral malleolus. Our physicians sometimes use terms in their documentation that don’t exist in CPT says Deanna Bennett coder at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center’s Department…

The Truth About Rottweilers

Three years ago I knew virtually nothing about Rottweilers; or more accurately I knew a number of things that weren’t true. For example, I pictured Rottweilers as very aggressive guard dogs that didn’t make good pets and weren’t “people” dogs. Then about three years ago while browsing the internet looking at dogs up for adoption,…

Road Accidents and First Aid

ROAD ACCIDENTS AND FIRST AID Author – Dr.Jimmy.M.L. 1. Accident rate and ‘golden hour’ The major cause for death below fourty years of age in the world population is road traffic accidents. Hence it is called pandemic of twenty first century. The Indian R.T.A. rate is six percent of the total world rate, even though…

Boost Your Brainpower With Super Nutrition

Cloudy thinking, forgetful, illogical? ‘Brain foods’ can help! We wall have days when our thinking is fuzzy, our logic defies reason, when we can’t for the life of us remember some name or fact that was so familiar just the day before. On days like those, you might want to trade in your grey matter…

Cerebral Palsy Case: Hire A Lawyer-cum-doctor For Better Results

An advocate who’s additionally a doctor handling your child’s cerebral palsy case is more beneficial than a lawyer alone. There are many factors that cause cerebral palsy. Thorough case investigation can help determine what has most likely caused your child’s cerebral palsy. Medical negligence is one of the widely accepted grounds for a child’s cerebral…

What Are the Benefits of Ride-On-Toys For Kids?

There are a lot of different toys for young children out nowadays. But when your little one is old enough to toddle about why not get them one of the many children’s ride-on-toys, you are sure to find one that will delight them and give them many years of pleasure. There are many benefits to…

Warming Up For BMX Racing and BMX Training

This month I want to touch on the importance of warming up. There seems to be a lack of understanding that warming up is burning energy, or “burning matches” as they say in cycling. The truth of the matter is that a warm up routine is to not only to get the body in a…

Known Cerebral Palsy

DEFINITIONS Cerebral Palsy (CP, Big Brain Paralysis) is a condition characterized by poor muscle control, stiffness, disability and other neurological dysfunction. CP is not a disease and not progressive (getting worse). In infants and premature babies, part of the brain that controls muscle movement are particularly vulnerable to CP injury occurs in 1-2 from 1000…

Water: Thirst Aid and First Aid

Water is never a part of any first aid kit, but perhaps it ought to be. In its various forms, from steam to solid ice, water can be used to prevent and relieve many minor maladies. These uses are fairly well known but in this age of modern, sophisticated medicine, this humble but effective potion…

Diabetes: The Three Most Common Symptoms

Diabetes is present in 8% of people in the United States. 90-95% of the people with diabetes have Type 2 diabetes. Diagnosis of diabetes depends on laboratory documentation of an elevated fasting blood sugar >125 mg/dl, an elevated 2-hour blood sugar of 200 mg/dl or more 2-hours after a 75 gram oral glucose tolerance test,…

Treatments You Can Receive at Pain Management Clinics

When a person struggles with chronic pain, it can be difficult to function normally. They work to find relief from the pain in any way possible. One of the best places to turn for help is one of the pain management clinics in Edina, MN, where they can offer some of the following treatment options. Epidural Steroid…