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Position of patient in surgery???

  1. #1
    Columbus, Ohio
    Default Position of patient in surgery???
    Medical Coding Books
    I work for a group of anesthesiologists and CRNA's, and we desperately need a guide to each position of the patient during surgery with a detailed description of each one. We need proof from either a coding manual or reference guide as to what exactly each of these positions are. Does anyone know of a guide with these positions described in it?? Please let me know, it's an urgent matter.

    Thank you!!
    Taryn N. Linstedt, CPC

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    My medical dictionary is ancient, but it does have a page of them under "position" [Dorland's Illustrated, 26th Edition]
    C.Martin, CPC-GENSG

  3. #3
    Milwaukee WI
    Default Stedman's
    I have the Stedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing, Illustrated, Fifth Edition (copyright 2005), and it includes a color plate illustration (plate 39) that shows the various positions. There are no descriptions just the illustrations or photos.

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