Chapter 20 Review

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  1. In what Surgery subsection would you find the code for the incision and drainage of a nasal abscess using an external approach to the abscess?
    Integumentary System
  2. Which of the following terms does not describes the nasal turbinates?
    • Exterior
    • (Nasal turbinates are the bones inside of the nose)
  3. Thoracentesis is performed to withdraw fluid from the pleural space for a variety of conditions including?
    Respiratory failure
  4. Which modifier would you use if polyps were removed from both the left and the right sides of the nose?
  5. Endoscopic procedures are reported on the _____ place(s) to which the scope is advanced?
  6. The name of the procedure in which mucus is removed from the sinuses by flushing a saline solution through the sins cavities is _____ therapy. For example, the Proetz procedure (saline irrigation combined with suction)
    Displacement Therapy
  7. Select the them that describes a procedure in which a scope is placed into a body cavity?
  8. If the physician performs a lavage of the maxillary sinus, what is he/she doing?
    Washing the maxillary sinus.
  9. What is the name of the surgical procedure for the rearrangement of the nasal septum?
  10. A diagnostic endoscopic procedure is reported only when?
    No surgical procedure is performed during the same operative session.
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Chapter 20 Review
Chapter 20 Review
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