bad abbreviations

  1. I have to do a presentation on effective communication and was hoping to find some good examples of bad charting I have heard some over time but now need to recall some of it for a paper anyone know where I might find some decent examples.
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  3. by   lvnlrn
    I googled "examples of medical charting goofs" and it came up with this:

    Chart Farts - Funny Medical Malapropisms | GiggleMed.com Medical Humor

    some of them were pretty entertaining
  4. by   9livesRN
    exederm (right word) eczaderm (charted)

    norvasc (right) norvase (charted)

    buttocks (right) butoxs (charted)

    amlodipine (right) amilo de pine (charted)

    and the list goes on
  5. by   CoachIsLove
    Quote from lvnlrn
    i googled "examples of medical charting goofs" and it came up with this:

    chart farts - funny medical malapropisms | gigglemed.com medical humor

    some of them were pretty entertaining
    those are so funny!!!!
  6. by   Murse901
    Don't forget about interns writing orders for "Kayceil" instead of KCl.
  7. by   IHeartDukeCTICU
    Quote from DonaldJ
    Don't forget about interns writing orders for "Kayceil" instead of KCl.
    I think Kayciel is a brand name. Our MD's usually write for K-Dur (extended KCL PO), K-chlor (reg PO) or KCL IV.

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