bad abbreviations

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    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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    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
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    exederm (right word) eczaderm (charted)

    norvasc (right) norvase (charted)

    buttocks (right) butoxs (charted)

    amlodipine (right) amilo de pine (charted)

    and the list goes on
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    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!!!!
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    Don't forget about interns writing orders for "Kayceil" instead of KCl.
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    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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