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Old 04 March 2013, 06:28 PM
Nick Theodorakis Nick Theodorakis is offline
 
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"You can tell what a doctor does for a living by the ICD-9 codes they have memorized. There is an ICD-9 code for nearly every medical condition. Weightlessness is 994.9. Must be there for NASA, I have yet to see a weightless patient. Decapitation by guillotine is E978. There, I suppose, in case Marat returns from the dead. There is an ICD-9 code for the initial visit after being sucked into jet engine (V9733XA) and one for subsequent visits (V9733XD). Why do I suspect V9733XD has yet to be used?"

http://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/index.php/780-6/

Nick
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