Ambiguous or faulty medical communication is responsibility of doctors to put rightBMJ 2015; 350 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h310 (Published 20 January 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h310
- David B Menkes, academic psychiatrist1
- 1University of Auckland, Private Bag 3200, Hamilton 3240, New Zealand
The comedic range of medical transcription errors is vast indeed.1 My personal favourite reflects, I fancy, healthy scepticism on the part of the typist who indicated a recalcitrant patient to be invested in “homeopathetic” …
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