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Thread: "Constitutional" E&M ROS / General Exam

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    Default "Constitutional" E&M ROS/General Exam

    Hello,

    WHat would you all consider to fall under "constitutional" during review of systems? Under System examination? Does blood pressure and weight count?

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    2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Book
    ROS:
    Constitutional
    Constitutional: fever, sweats, chills, fatigue, anorexia, insomnia, weight change, weakness, irritability, night sweats, etc.


    EXAM:
    Constitutional
    • Measurement of any three of the following seven vital signs: 1) sitting or standing blood pressure, 2) supine blood pressure, 3) pulse rate and regularity, 4) respiration, 5) temperature, 6) height, 7) weight (May be measured and recorded by ancillary staff)

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