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Dx code needed--- no book! Help!

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    Red face Dx code needed--- no book! Help!
    Medical Coding Books
    Its for an admission:

    Septic Shock and Suspected fatty embolism, now dissolved

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    Was this due to something in particular? Need more info.
    ~Amy, CPC, CPMA, CEMC~

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    The Septic shock code is -785.52 septic shock -the fifth digit denotes that it is septic... also you cannot code a 'suspected' condition
    the notation under 785.52 states' code first the systemic inflammatory response syndrome due to infectious process with organ dysfunction (995.92)

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