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FNP Clinical Practice Toolkit

This Library Research Guide is intended to help identify and locate scholarly and evidence-based resources (books, articles, credible websites etc.) on clinical nursing practices. Health data, anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, physical assessment,


The International Classification of Diseases (IDC) is the classification used to code and classify mortality data from death certificates. The ICD Clinical Modification is used to code and classify morbidity data from the inpatient and outpatient records, physician offices, and most National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) surveys.

Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes provide a uniform nomenclature for coding medical procedures and services. Medical CPT codes are critical to streamlining reporting and increasing accuracy and efficiency, as well as for administrative purposes such as claims processing and developing guidelines for medical care review:

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