Dr. Hakim asks:
What are the diagnostic risk codes my patient probably has and I’m missing?
Atherosclerosis of the Aorta (review past imaging, it may be an incidental finding)
Stage 1 diastolic CHF (review past echos)
Renovascular hypertension (HTN + atherosclerosis of the renal artery on a past imaging study)
Emphysema (review past chest x-rays)
Peripheral Neuropathy (perform sensory testing on their feet)
These are the most common. There are more—check the success codes category of this blog to learn more