By Jackie Stack, BSHA, CPC, CPC-I, CPB, CEMC, CFPC, CIMC, CPEDC A stroke is a “brain attack” that occurs when blood flow to an area of the brain is cut off. Brain cells are deprived of oxygen and begin to die. When brain cells die, abilities controlled by that area of the brain — such ...
Nov 1st, 2008
Resume the Flow with Surefire Neurointerventional Thrombolysis Coding Know-how By David Zielske, MD, CPC, CPC-H, CCS, RCC Strokes are the third most common cause of death in the United States, with only heart disease and cancer occurring more frequently. A stroke, or “brain attack,” results from an interruption of normal arterial blood flow to a ...