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Thank you! How about typing 1st, 2nd, 3rd, or first, second or third?

Posted By: socal on 2009-01-02
In Reply to: Use arabic numerals for all numbers. - smurf

Subject: Thank you! How about typing 1st, 2nd, 3rd, or first, second or third?




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how about typing Past Medical History heading and then typing what he says under the heading nm
Subject: how about typing Past Medical History heading and then typing what he says under the heading nm

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Would someone look at this and tell me if I am typing this right? TIA
Subject: Would someone look at this and tell me if I am typing this right? TIA

 


Adenosine ECG stress test


Baseline pre-Adenosine EKG reveals A sensed V pace versus V pacing


That is the way I have been typing.
Subject: That is the way I have been typing.

It just seems that they never dictate it as Hodgkin disease and it starts to make one wonder.
When I have come across that in typing
Subject: When I have come across that in typing

they dictate ex-fix as slang/abbreviation for external fixator. I have had that come up even with a brand name associated, but it was not as you posted above. I would assume it is slang.
especially like typing your instead of
Subject: especially like typing your instead of

you are.oops.
Would someone please tell me if I am typing the (e.g) correctly?
Subject: Would someone please tell me if I am typing the (e.g) correctly?


  1. I will see him back in three months to determine his LV systolic function by echocardiogram and then possibly consider other treatment (e.g.,  DC cardioversion and or pacing versus continued pharmacologic therapy.)

typing the staging
Subject: typing the staging

T1c-T2a NX MX

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Been typing rad for yrs and have never used roman..
Subject: Been typing rad for yrs and have never used roman..

numerals.  Always arabic. 


However, you will see a variation on the typing of BIRADS depending on who you are typing it for.  The copyright lists it as BI-RADS, federal guidlines are supposed to dictate how it is typed but have worked for numerous centers that type it anywhere from BIRADS to BI-RADS to BiRADS.  Categories however should always be arabic (1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 0)


I would say what you are typing is correct.
Subject: I would say what you are typing is correct.

Here is a definition that I found for isotype...

isotype. An immunoglobulin heavy or light chain class or subclass characterized by antigenic determinants (isotypic markers) in the constant region. Every normal individual expresses all of the isotypes of its species.

Pool would reflect that - to me...I could be wrong, but I, myself, would go with that you typed....Sorry I could not be more precise...
We WERE typing at the same time! I always
Subject: We WERE typing at the same time! I always

check to make sure there are no answers before I send one.
Typing a C-section OP sm
Subject: Typing a C-section OP sm

This incision was extended bilaterally using s/l Danish scissors. 
verbatim typing
Subject: verbatim typing

It would actually be "sub cu" with a space between the two, so I just learned in the last year since doing transcription for a bit over 20 years...lol..guess what it really comes down to is whatever QA thinks it should be,...but of course...she knows better than you...yeah right...NOT
Thanks. I have been typing it Aciphex
Subject: Thanks. I have been typing it Aciphex

for many years and no one has ever said anything. You always learn something new here. I will make a note of this.
Maybe not, been typing it for years though. nm
Subject: Maybe not, been typing it for years though. nm


been typing all day, tired and cannot think
Subject: been typing all day, tired and cannot think

I know this is stupid and I have typed it a million times but I am so tired right now I can't even think.  He says .... Myospan 500 mg ..... ?  Thanks. 
Typing numbers -
Subject: Typing numbers -

If they say "I wrote him for 38 Tylox"  I always put #38.  I think it is much more clear.  In some cases, someone could think it was a dosage amount.


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Think it is a docism. I myself have been typing it for so sm
Subject: Think it is a docism. I myself have been typing it for so sm

long I can't even remember!!  Did 4 years in a railroad hospital with lots and lots injuries, etc  All our ortho docs used it.
I'm typing rheumatology....
Subject: I'm typing rheumatology....

and this sentence is all I have to go by:

She was also given an intermittent course of s/l za-fax-in by her gastroenterologist.

He's very clear. There's a "z" sound at the beginning and a very clear "fax" in there. I've tried spelling zo-fax-en, zi-fax-in, etc., and even spelling with "x" at the beginning.

Thanks for your help.

mother typing?
Subject: mother typing?

Dr. states:  Patient has good understanding of English but his mothertying is Spanish.  Anyone ever heard of this?
What exactly are you typing, and if we could have the whole sentence, thanks...
Subject: What exactly are you typing, and if we could have the whole sentence, thanks...


I think we were typing that at the same time! thanks! :)
Subject: I think we were typing that at the same time! thanks! :)


2 nil incision? typing ?
Subject: 2 nil incision? typing ?

 


A launch "2 nil" incision was fashioned along the anterior portion of the common bile duct


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A "#10 JP drain" was placed in the Morrison's pouch.


 


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typing numbers like 3rd, 4th
Subject: typing numbers like 3rd, 4th

When typing >>>>>The first, second and third portions>>> do you spell it out or do you put it as 1st, 2nd and 3rd portions of the stomach?
That's what I ended up typing. Thanks!!! nm
Subject: That's what I ended up typing. Thanks!!! nm


It is great. you can just start typing a name
Subject: It is great. you can just start typing a name

in the search and pause, and a list pops down instantly. How quick is that?

Thank you!
Are you typing on a verbatim account?
Subject: Are you typing on a verbatim account?

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Typing an op...median sternoscopy?
Subject: Typing an op...median sternoscopy?

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OMG - not OP but I've been typing that wrong
Subject: OMG - not OP but I've been typing that wrong

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Subject: Yup not sure what your typing see the definition i left

cystocele
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I'd use your year + month way of typing it. I think BOS says
Subject: I'd use your year + month way of typing it. I think BOS says

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OH MY GOD JUST SHOOT ME NOW... can you tell I have been typing for 12 hours. Thanks so very much!
Subject: OH MY GOD JUST SHOOT ME NOW... can you tell I have been typing for 12 hours. Thanks so very much!


Glad to help. Look to ref for right spelling/typing!!! nm
Subject: Glad to help. Look to ref for right spelling/typing!!! nm


okay. I have been typing it wrong for all these years. nm
Subject: okay. I have been typing it wrong for all these years. nm


Glad we got it. I started out typing sm
Subject: Glad we got it. I started out typing sm

ESL's and they are a trip!!!
Well you're typing it incorrectly which is why
Subject: Well you're typing it incorrectly which is why

many MTs fail tests.  MTs type according to their supervisor's instruction (whether right or wrong) and when they test - they fail because of it.  That's why these small companies are horrible for newbies.  They teach them incorrectly.
I am typing resuts of a UA and it sounds like
Subject: I am typing resuts of a UA and it sounds like

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Oh my God. Been typing too many hours and I must be brain dead to not see that. Thanks.
Subject: Oh my God. Been typing too many hours and I must be brain dead to not see that. Thanks.


Need help with letter I am typing re platelet counts
Subject: Need help with letter I am typing re platelet counts

The studies demonstrated carotid artery disease but, also, she has a platelet count of 1004 k per cmm and persistent reduction in her hemoglobin and hematocrit at 9.4 and 31.5.


Does anyone know how to format this?  I can't find the K at all in relation to these values, but doc is  clearly saying,  1004 K per cmm.  thank you.


re: Need help with letter I am typing re platelet counts
Subject: re: Need help with letter I am typing re platelet counts

K is abbreviation for thousands; also used as abbreviation for potassium. platelets are expressed in thousands.

I think the 1004 k/cmm should be expressed this way.
I type s***. I'm like you, I don't like typing swear words!
Subject: I type s***. I'm like you, I don't like typing swear words!

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Subject: ballottment? I've been typing it wrong for yrs...nm


No, the note I am typing is for a geriatric clinic. Thank you!
Subject: No, the note I am typing is for a geriatric clinic. Thank you!

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Subject: Typing patient with lymphoma.. Please see message. Thanks.

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Subject: I'm typing a c-section op note. Is it pericolic ..sm

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Subject: Question about typing trademark names

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Subject: Not sure what you are typing about but there is myasthenia, a neurological dysfunction.


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Subject: typing a psych note - sounds like

doc says that patient's affect is rejected.  Can your affect be rejected? Never heard this one before. Just wanted to see if anyone else did. TIA
oophs. what is usually is. Been typing too long today. nm
Subject: oophs. what is usually is. Been typing too long today. nm

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Thanks so much for your help. Never heard of it in 8 years typing ortho. nm
Subject: Thanks so much for your help. Never heard of it in 8 years typing ortho. nm

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thanks...flipping a lot of pages in BOS would rather use fingers for typing!!!!
Subject: thanks...flipping a lot of pages in BOS would rather use fingers for typing!!!!


just as an aside...I have 17 years experience typing urology. LOL.
Subject: just as an aside...I have 17 years experience typing urology. LOL.

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