You have a scenario of a patient with orthopedic injuries. Describe them.

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Here is a link that provides six different orthopedic scenarios that may be helpful in creating your own scenario of a patient’s orthopedic injuries.

Orthopedics is the medical field that is concerned with the study and treatment of the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedics may deal with deformities, injuries, or impairments that deal with the spine, joints, and muscles. Orthopedics often helps patients that complain of back pain.

Keeping detailed notes and documentation on patient scenarios is recommended in order to communicate the intent of an encounter with the patient, confirming the prescribed medical practices, and providing the ICD-10-CM selection. The abbreviation ICD-10-CM stands for the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification. It is the system that is used in the hospitals within the United Sates to classify and code procedures, symptoms, and diagnoses.

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