Why are Diagnostic Codes Important?

When health care professionals see patients, they attach diagnostic labels with codes to the patient’s medical record. These codes are from ICD -10, the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision. How are these used and why are these codes important? •...

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POTS or a spinal CSF leak?

POTS, positional orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, is a type of autonomic dysfunction in which patients experience symptoms and signs with upright posture. Spinal CSF leak also causes symptoms and signs that are worse with upright posture. It should be no surprise...

#leakweek – day 7

Today is DAY 7 of Spinal CSF Leak Awareness Week. Our focus for our last day of Leak Week is: Prognosis of spinal cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak and Looking Forward. Prognosis While published patient outcomes remain rather limited, we do know that most patients do...