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2021-05-26

How will you assess a client for dehydration?

How will you assess a client for dehydration?

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  • Blood tests. Blood samples may be used to check for a number of factors, such as the levels of your electrolytes — especially sodium and potassium — and how well your kidneys are working.
  • Urinalysis. Tests done on your urine can help show whether you’re dehydrated and to what degree.

Which patient is most at risk for fluid volume overload?

Dehydration. Which patient is most at risk for fluid volume overload? The 35 year old with kidney failure.

What is the ICD 10 code for fluid overload?

E87

Do you code fluid overload with CHF?

With respect to fluid overload and CCF, Coding Matters Volume 7 No 3 under Congestive heart failure advises it is not necessary to code fluid overload in a patient with CHF.

What is the ICD-10 code for CHF?

ICD-10 has no code for “congestive” heart failure; the term is included in code I50. 9 – Unspecified heart failure.

What is the ICD-10 code for lactic acidosis?

E87.2

What is the ICD-10 code for rhabdomyolysis?

M62.82

What is the ICD-10 code for anion gap metabolic acidosis?

How do you code elevated lactate?

2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R74. 0: Nonspecific elevation of levels of transaminase and lactic acid dehydrogenase [LDH]

Is R74 0 a billable code?

0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of nonspecific elevation of levels of transaminase and lactic acid dehydrogenase [LDH].

Is Lactate the same as lactic acid?

Lactic Acid and Lactate are extremely similar; they only differ by a single hydrogen atom! That hydrogen is very important though… to be an acid, a molecule needs to have an extra hydrogen ion to donate. If lactic acid donated that extra proton it has from the hydrogen atom, it would become lactate.

What is the ICD-10 code for leukocytosis?

D72.829

How do you code leukocytosis?

The ICD code D728 is used to code Leukocytosis.

What is the ICD-10 code for hyperglycemia?

R73.9

What is the ICD-10 code for hypotension?

I95.9

Can we code hypertension and hypotension together?

ANSWER: Code 458.0 (orthostatic hypotension, chronic or postural) reports low blood pressure. It seems difficult to believe that one person could have both high blood pressure and low blood pressure at the same time. Then, you should also report code 401.9 (essential hypertension unspecified).

What is transient hypotension?

Conclusions: Transient hypotension is common in the. ICU and is associated with increased acute mortality and. decreased functional status in patients with head injury. The impact of this secondary insult is greatest in pa- tients with less severe primary injury.

What is the ICD-10 code for dizziness?

R42