Medical terminology transcription errors

medical terminology

It is claimed that potentially life-threatening medical terminology transcription errors are creeping into medical letters that are being transcribed by secretaries in India

It is also possible that the use of computer spell checkers is leading to some words being replaced by unlikely ones. In one example, the drug “Lansoprazole”, used to treat stomach ulcers, was transcribed as the popular holiday resort “Lanzarote”.

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