Coders Desk Reference For Diagnoses is a comprehensive book that simplifies the complexities of ICD-9-CM coding.
Ingenix has done all the hard work by providing you with detailed lay descriptions of the diagnosis codes. You can also reference the ICD-9-CM coding guidelines, conventions, abbreviations, acronyms, coding clarification, documentation tips, medical terminology and over 1,500 syndrome definitions as they are clearly outlined in chapters at the beginning of the book.
"V" Codes (supplementary codes) and "E" Codes (external cause codes) are covered with coding scenarios, clarifications, tips and AHA coding clinic references provided to help clarify your coding questions.
Overall Coders Desk Reference for Diagnoses is an easily navigated book that you provides you with references and the knowledge to confidently select the correct codes.