Diagnostic Criteria of PTSD in ICD10, ICD-11 and DSM 5: Relevance for expert opinion - Dre ßing HR, Foerster K.
The diagnostic criteria of PTSD differ in the ICD-10, ICD-11 and DSM-5 manuals. The main diagnostic criteria are presented. The psychopathological findings obtained in a structured interview are essential for the diagnosis. Three case studies are used to i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Quality of coding for trauma using ICD10 - Rabiei R, Asadi F, Emami H, Hosseini MA.
Background The quality of coding for diagnoses and external causes of trauma to a great extend contributes to trauma classification, monitoring, and prevention. OBJECTIVEs The present study aimed to assess the trauma coding quality using ICD10. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Development and internal validation of China mortality prediction model in trauma based on ICD-10-CM lexicon: CMPMIT-ICD10 - Wang YH, Wang TB, Zhang ZX, Liu HX, Xu TM, Wang C, Jiang BG.
BACKGROUND: Models to predict mortality in trauma play an important role in outcome prediction and severity adjustment, which informs trauma quality assessment and research. Hospitals in China typically use the International Classification of Diseases, Ten... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A trauma mortality prediction model based on the ICD-10-CM Lexicon: TMPM-ICD10 - Osler T, Glance LG, Cook A, Buzas JS, Hosmer DW.
BACKGROUND: Outcome prediction models allow risk adjustment required for trauma research and the evaluation of outcomes. The advent of ICD-10-CM has rendered risk adjustment based on ICD-9-CM codes moot, but as yet no risk adjustment model based on ICD-10-... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The Six Trigger Patients who can Hijack your Shift
There are certain patients who push your buttons and cause you to lose your cool. It’s up to you to anticipate these triggers and come up with a plan to manage their care with compassion and poise. GREG HENRY, MD Founder and CEO of Medical Practice Risk Assessment, Inc.; past president of ACEP. All my attempts to delve into the shallowness of epistemological relativism and to grasp objective and universal truths seem to have flopped. View-ing my fan mail versus hate mail, it is clear that the more down-to-earth suggestions are what people want. As one reader put it: “Don’t give me any crap by Bonhoeffer and Kant. G...
Source: EPMonthly.com - September 19, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Matt McGahen Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Lower Blood Pressure Naturally With This Herb From Bali
My latest book, Healing Herbs of Paradise, has been a great success! Readers from all around the globe have written to tell me how much they love it — and how they’re already using what they’ve learned from the book to improve their health. If you’re a regular reader, you know I’ve been traveling the world for more than 20 years in search of natural cures. I’ve seen so many beautiful places and discovered so many healing remedies that aren’t on mainstream medicine’s radar… but nothing prepared me for the wonder of Bali. Not only its beauty — but its abundance of plants, herb...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - September 14, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Natural Cures Source Type: news

My Participatory Medicine Story: Osteonecrosis / Avascular Necrosis
My name is Alexandra Albin (msaxolotl on Twitter) and I have an orthopedic condition called osteonecrosis or avascular necrosis (AVN). AVN is a painful and debilitating bone disease that typically affects long bones, is caused by a loss of blood supply to the bone, and can lead to bone degeneration and the collapse of joint surfaces. AVN can happen for many reasons. In my case it was the result of medications — steroids —given for a misdiagnosed condition of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in 1994. That was my third strange neurological episode over several years of what was suspected to be MS, but never confirmed. One spinal ...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - July 28, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Authors: Mayank Agarwal Tags: Member Updates Newsletter Alexandra Albin AVN CEO of my own body osteonecrosis paralyzed baldder participatory medicine vascular Necrosis Source Type: news

Top 5 Primary Care Apps
Need to convert from ICD9 to ICD10 or calculate equianalgesic opioid dosing? Find the apps for that, and 3 more time-savers, here. (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - February 12, 2016 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Linda Geisler, MA Source Type: news

Should HHS delay ICD-10 penalty for two years?
Anyone hoping that the clock would keep ticking toward the Oct. 1, 2015 compliance deadline faster than Congress could say "ICD-10" might want to pay attention to the prodding some U.S. Senators gave Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell last week. ICD-10 & Coding read more (Source: Healthcare IT News)
Source: Healthcare IT News - April 24, 2015 Category: Information Technology Authors: Tom Sullivan Tags: Online Only Claims Processing ICD-10 & Coding Source Type: news

Why dual coding is the best ICD-10 strategy you will hate
The best ICD-10 strategy you'll hate http://icd10watch.com/blog/why-dual-coding-best-icd-10-strategy-you-will-hate ICD-10 & Coding Why dual coding is the best ICD-10 strategy you will hate If you're scrambling to meet the Oct. 1 ICD-10 compliance deadline, why would you want to start assigning ICD-10 codes before then? ...
Source: Healthcare IT News - April 23, 2015 Category: Information Technology Authors: Carl Natale Tags: ICD-10 & Coding Source Type: news

ICD-10: What's different this time?
The healthcare industry is now closer than it’s ever been to an ICD-10 compliance deadline — if only in calendar days. Whereas the previous pair of delays each came approximately seven months ahead of the former respective deadlines, today we are barely more than 5 months away from the ominous First of October.   But other than that is anything actually different this time? Well, yes, according to several industry veterans who have spun around the seemingly endless ICD-10 track before. ICD-10 & Coding read more (Source: Healthcare IT News)
Source: Healthcare IT News - April 14, 2015 Category: Information Technology Authors: Tom Sullivan Tags: Online Only Financial/Revenue Cycle Management ICD-10 & Coding Meaningful Use Source Type: news

3M unwraps workflow tool for ICD-10 and copy-paste
Workflow: It’s among the most daunting challenges physicians currently face in their day-to-day professional lives whether within electronic health records systems or other software. And that holds particularly true when it comes to coding and documentation. ICD-10 & Coding read more (Source: Healthcare IT News)
Source: Healthcare IT News - April 12, 2015 Category: Information Technology Authors: Tom Sullivan Tags: Online Only Business Intelligence ICD-10 & Coding Source Type: news

Four Ways Vendors Should Help the ICD-10 Transition
Despite delays, ICD-10 demands superior technology now. Here's how to know if your vendor is your partner or an obstacle as the transition nears. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - April 7, 2015 Category: Practice Management Authors: Donna Masucci, RN Tags: Blog ICD-9 ICD-10 Health IT EHR Operations Source Type: news

WEDI survey: ICD-10 readiness still underwhelms
WEDI's newest survey of ICD-10 readiness among vendors and providers is out. And the progress report is not as promising as officials had hoped. In fact, it appears as the ICD-10 delay has actually had a negative impact on progress.    ICD-10 & Coding read more (Source: Healthcare IT News)
Source: Healthcare IT News - April 6, 2015 Category: Information Technology Authors: Erin McCann Tags: Online Only ICD-10 & Coding Policy and Legislation Source Type: news

ICD-10 Procrastinator's Six-Month Timeline
ICD-10 will be here before you know it. Here's what you need to do before October 1. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - April 6, 2015 Category: Practice Management Authors: Avery Hurt Tags: Managers Administrators ICD-9 ICD-10 Coding Staff Medical Billing & Collections Training Source Type: news