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  1. Question Help - Acute Respiratory
    Medical Coding Books
    A 35 year old man was admitted with Acute Respiratory Failure secondary to ANSMI; patient on long term Coumadin due to history of DVT and atrial fibrillation.

    ANSMI does anyone know what the abbreviation is for???????

    Thanks.

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    I couldn't find that abbv. either but my guess would be Anteroseptal Myocardial Infarction 410.1x?
    Angie Olson, CPC

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    Default Ask the person who wrote the note
    I wouldn't want to guess. It's best to ask the provider who wrote the note what it stands for.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CPC-E/M

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    I agree but here is the best web site that I have found so far for looking up those abreviations.

    http://www.medilexicon.com/medicalabbreviations.php

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