coding conventions

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cod·ing con·ven·tions

(kōd'ing kon-ven'shŭnz)
Rules to be followed when coding with ICD-9-CM.
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Except that I've been invited to a spring wedding, and what's struck me most forcibly is that, dress code conventions being what they tend to be at weddings, I can't reach (sob, wail, hand-wring) for a boot.
Make sense of ICD-10 layout, the large number of codes the system carries, the structure of these codes, navigation techniques, and critical code conventions.