Tag Archive for ‘ICD’

Hospital discharge status

No humour

This month’s column examines the occurrence of biliary tract injuries in the National Trauma Data Bank® (NTDB) research dataset for 2010 and admissions medical records were searched using the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM).

Emergency department discharge disposition

Smarter than the average bear

The word “bear” is derived from the old English word bera, which belongs to a family of names for bears originating from an adjective meaning brown. In Germanic culture, the bear symbolized the warrior. Bears are found in ancient literature, folk songs, mythology, legends, children’s songs, cartoons, on the shelves of your local toy store, […]


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