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    Fairly new to inpatient coding. Doc writes down "0 ASE", what does that mean?

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    In what context is "No ASE" written?

    Absence Status Epilepticus?

    After School Enrichment?

    Acute Stress Erosion?

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    Pt is in bed resting, disoriented to all realms, thinks it's July. Patient states "I'm bored" but attends groups. VS 95.8, 75 18 147/75. Eats 100% of meals, sleeps well 8 hours solid, Med compliant, no ASE, no PRN's. Assesment: Dementia, MDE with SI and so forth.

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    Adverse side effects? May be something to clairify with your MD, as some abbreviations have several different meanings....

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    I would agree with 'Adverse Side Effects', but also agree that your MD should clarify for you.

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