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In Episode 72, Heather Bryans describes appropriate reporting of instrumentation in PCS for laminectomies and then turns her attention to selecting the correct admitting diagnosis for rehab. The final question involves a Physician Assistant who works under a general orthopaedist and the orthopaedic surgeon. 

Congratulations to today’s winner, Ida! This sweet “mug shot” is Amanda from Tennessee. 


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