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Don't correct my spelling errors please.

Posted By: Everyone! on 2006-02-13
In Reply to: This is advice I was given. - A little new too..

Should be new to IC too! It's been a long day already. Sorry..

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spelling errors
I have spelled so many words wrong and each time I do I fix it with autocorrect.  I just figure that I spelled it wrong once, it will happen again.  Some words I have spelled wrong so many different ways you would not believe, but each time they are corrected for me---saves lots of time. 
spelling errors
My worst one is osteopenis instead of osteopenia.  I put that right in my autocorrect.   
Sorry for spelling errors been up since 2 a.m.
lots of errors in spelling. it's sm
been a long day.
Oops, apologize for the spelling errors, bad day....nm
I may even be able to proofread and catch spelling errors (interruptions)!

You correct others' spelling and get jumped on
Correct spelling would be a guarantee.
The correct spelling is Xopenex. nm
Yes, these are errors she would obviously correct.
These are errors the software makes while you are dictating.  Of course she would correct these.  I make a lot more errors than that while typing - and of course I backspace and correct.  If I only had to do that twice per page that would be very good!
correct errors and look for another job.
I will not send out sloppy work. So I would fix the reports appropriately. Your directions, i suspect, come from non MT management. I couldn't stay with such a company. Quit now, Quit later, but quit.
In Word, how do I correct a spelling in dictionary
Please do not correct spelling or grammar on this board. (NM)
Never. I'm lucky I can find the correct spelling for this stuff
Editors correct spelling, grammer and sentence
But its also not QAs fault. We are not trainers in most companies - we simply QA and correct errors,
etc. While its "sad" for some, if they are out of their capacity and making huge errors, they have to be held accountable for the errors.  Not up to QA to save the day, just the report.
Two errors per page is a LOT of errors! nm
Do it correct always. It will learn. Everyone has to do it correct all the time. nm
If you are careful with putting the correct report in the correct report shell and patient, you will
not have any problems. I only take away this option when someone is careless. There can be NO room for error on this. One mistake can be very serious. Many do it well though, so just double check and you will be fine.

I believe you mean 'almighty'.  The way some of you people mispell basic words, I'd hate to see the transcription work you do.
it is plasma PEROX. Perox is an acronym, therfore some people do all caps and some people just put perox.  if you do Google search for plasma perox you will find it.
Is doc spelling it out, i.e., A-L-M-A? sm
or saying what sounds like alma? I'm pretty sure it's posterior "element". I transcribe these all day and can't think of anything else that would apply here.
Still not sure of the spelling but know it
is prichutto (again spelling)..also a Portuguese favorite!

Okay, I was taught to spell out everything under 10, but I am hearing that is wrong.  Was I taught wrong or did it change or am I doing it right.

Thanks in advance!

I used to have a doc that kept spelling N-A-R-E when he wanted one nostril and I kept putting NARIS.  I am sure he thought I was wrong.  I wonder if he had a TESTIS or a TESTE.
doc's spelling sm
Oh yes, have had simple English words spelled, but never anything like an eponym from some dead surgeon that is 17 letters long!

Doc dictating "I will order a single dose of Zofran for her nausea".  He is even kind enough to spell it.

S-O-P-H-R-A-N !!!!!!

Spelling is and has always been my weakest link. I've been a Transcriptionist for nearly 10 years. Knowing my short coming, I over compensate. When I first started I had a dictionary and medical speller in each hand. Of course there was spell check too. Transcription can be done even with the character flaw of not being able to spell. Remember, I'm the one who transcribed for the FBI before computers, word and spell check. You just have to be certain everything is spelled correctly before you hit "send." Go for it Mom. I'm living proof it can be done, and I'm not only a Mom and grandma, but I recently applied for social security.
I have been known to use the incorrect word from time to time on this website, but I can tell you that in working, I pride myself in knowing how to spell every term that comes my way. I look it up and LEARN IT as I go along.

When I was first an MT I was no hot shot speller. I am now and I can spot spelling errors in more places than work or a website.

I am surprised that you don't take any more pride or interest in your work than to say you don't need to be a great speller! I go so far as to look up procedures I don't know, anatomy I am not familiar with and disease processes that are new to me. I can't mindlessly transcribe in the vacuum I call my office, not worrying about whether or not I can spell the words correctly and with no clue about what I am doing! I make an effort, always.

Perhaps this is why I work part time and I mean PART TIME of 25 hrs a week and I made oh so well above the average MT income stated in a post below. You get out what you put in.
sorry about the spelling.  I just do not think it's OK to make remarks about what some people hold close to their hearts.  - Many people. 
spelling help
shoulder arthroplasty
yes my spelling has gone to crap sorry
so much for proof reading.. I am sure to be bashed for that
and maybe some proper spelling
I thought spelling out 1-9 has always sm
been the rule? As least it has been with us and I have worked for MQ for 23 years. Also, that is the way I learned it in school!
Sorry. Spelling error..
I mean adjust.
Altsheimers ? I never seen this spelling before.
Canadian spelling?


Do you think they will pay for my spelling classes??? lol
AND spelling......gotton=gotten...LOL...

Tori Spelling
They showed Tori Spelling as one of Kat's friends/family.  Now she might be able to pull some strings! 
Tori Spelling
I was thinking that maybe they put Katharine's friends and family under her name by mistake because when she showed "famous" people they put thier names and they didn't do that with her. Of course, I didn't see who she was sitting next to so I could be wrong.
Spelling of MD names?
If you have a clue of what state they are in, I like: http://www.dr-411.com/doctorsearch.asp
thanks for the spelling lesson....sm

thanks for the Italian language tip.  I never said I was Italian-American, though my best friend is.  *LOL*

Have a great Sunday! 


Bayscribe spelling
Yep, I'm in the same boat.  I do not use their shortcut program; I use my own Shorthand.  I just could not make myself switch after I tried it out for a few days.  So I put her corrections in my ShortHand program.  I don't know how you permanently save them in Bayscribe--ask your supervisor??? 
My doc keeps spelling something wrong
I know it's wrong and I've been spelling it correctly but he keeps spelling it wrong (as if you say "You st*pid transcriptionist, quit spelling it the way you've been spelling it! I'm a doctor!") so I guess I will go ahead and spell it his way.  I hate it though.
Most important I think is spelling

Not the spelling police, but I thought your post was cute!  Seasoned????  How about proofing your typing?  Just kidding  .  I'm joking!!!


(Get a book on spelling while you are at it.)


I especially liked spelling of Chicagho.
Gap in spelling skills, too.
I have noted that misspelled words are everywhere; spelling skills are apparently no longer valued (and I'm talking people with advanced degrees with atrocious spelling and grammar).  I need to go to the dentist and get some teeth fixed from clenching my jaws so tightly whenever a doctor says things like "he itched himself".
Good spelling not necessary?
I think part of the problem with poor quality in MT is that too many people are in it that are not good with spelling, grammar and usage. I think being "hot at spelling" is an absolute requirement! Spell check catches only a portion of errors and you can't macro every word. There are so many words that are similar in spelling and totally different in meaning, such as discreet/discrete and effect/affect. Spell check won't catch any of that if used incorrectly. You need to know that stuff inside and out to be a really topnotch MT. Just my opinion.
Hey, no more spelling police!
We have spell check!!!! If you spell something wrong, it underlines it in red! WOOOO HOOOOO