ICD-10-CM Inpatient Diagnosis Coding: Intro to Pharmacology

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According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), a drug is “a substance intended for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease.” Pharmacology is the study of drugs and their interactions with living organisms. Pharmacology is a branch of medicine concerned with such things as the origin of drugs and medications, their actions on the body, their use in treating conditions, and their dosages and side effects.

This course explains how coders can use their knowledge of drugs to ensure the accurate reporting of serious drug interactions and chronic healthcare conditions. The course provides information on uses for common brand-name and generic drugs. This information will help coders understand how to use medication information from physician orders and medication lists to identify situations in which further inquiry about comorbidities or complications may be necessary.



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According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), a drug is “a substance intended for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease.” Pharmacology is the study of drugs and their interactions with living organisms. Pharmacology is a branch of medicine concerned with such things as the origin of drugs and medications, their actions on the body, their use in treating conditions, and their dosages and side effects.

This course explains how coders can use their knowledge of drugs to ensure the accurate reporting of serious drug interactions and chronic healthcare conditions. The course provides information on uses for common brand-name and generic drugs. This information will help coders understand how to use medication information from physician orders and medication lists to identify situations in which further inquiry about comorbidities or complications may be necessary.



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