Sunday, September 13, 2009

ಒಂದಿಷ್ಟು ನಕ್ಕುಬಿಡಿ/ MT Bloopers

Transcribed by the medical transcriptionist: T Actual word dictated by the doctor : D

T: periods were not heavy prior to confections (confections = sweets) ???
D: periods were not heavy prior to conception. (conception = pregnancy)

T: patient has drunk last night ( last nights hangover ???) D: patient has bronchial asthma (Bronchial asthma is a disease of the lungs)

T: Symptomatic obstructive sleep apnoea. Death rate 22 per hour. D: Symptomatic obstructive sleep apnoea, dip rate 22 per hour.

T: patient has been loaded in to machine for trial purposes D: patient has been loaned a CPAP machine for trial purposes (CPAP machine is oxygen mask )

T: The patient has no history of mumps or missiles. (missiles = A rocket carrying a warhead of conventional or nuclear explosives) D: The patient has no history of mumps or measles (measles= An acute and highly contagious viral disease marked by distinct red spots followed by a rash; occurs primarily in children)

T: recurrent admissions on the vaginal physicians (hmm what to comment here?????) D: recurrent admissions under the general physicians

T: adrenal strock septral band (I dont know what is this word) D: Aveeno/Cetraben ( medicine names)

T: the pattern is more that of pulses auction in her hand (auction = public sale of something to the highest bidder) D: the pattern is more of atopic constitution and hand dermatitis ( dermatitis = disease of the skin)
T: Treatment: Numb currently, D: Treatment: None currently,

T: should any new baptist appear ( no idea what the baptist is doing with skin disease) D: should any new patches appear.

T: mouse surgery D: Mohs surgery (surgery for skin cancer)

T: Valium plus for bathing (Valium is used to treat anxiety disorders / sleeping tablet) D: Balneum Plus for bathing (balneum used while bathing to treat skin disease)

T: The above patient adenomal vaginal delivery (adenomal/had a normal = sound alikes) D: The above patient had a normal vaginal delivery T: noticing a slight courage of his penis (????) D: noticing a slight curvature of his penis

T: volatile plantar fasciitis symptoms (volatile = Evaporating readily at normal temperatures and pressures) D: Bilateral plantar fasciitis symptoms (bilateral = both sides , plantar fasciitis = ಪಾದದ ಉರಿ

T: Her ankles and knees only swallow in the evening (swallow = ನುಂಗು ??)
D: Her ankles and knees only swell in the evening (swell = ಊತ )

T: Canesten pastries and Canestan cream (pastries = a kind of sweet) D: Canesten Pessary and Canestan cream (Pessary = birth control device)

T: He unfortunately had miscarriage D: She unfortunately had miscarriage

T: considering trying for a family towards the Indonesia D: considering trying for a family towards the end of next year

T: Spine deficiency anaemia D: iron deficiency anaemia



  1. Hi nisha,
    As i was in para-medical line, i can understand these type of stupid situations.

    This article is fun and interesting.
    Thanks for the article, keep writing....!

  2. To SSK

    Thank you for the nice comment. This is my first post and you are the first one to comment. This is real fun while reading but imagine what will be the situation if the doctor/patient gets the report with the same mistakes. A lot more to come.

  3. Hi Nisha,

    superb, And also welcome to blog world, i hope i will get much more fun like this from you.

    Dr.Gurumurthy Hegde

  4. To Dr.Gurumurthy Hegde
    Thank you for the comment. I visit your blog regularly but due to lack of time could not comment, please forgive. your blog is coming up great with lot of informations.

  5. ಅಬ್ಬಾ .. ಕೊನೆಗೂ ಬ್ಲಾಗ್ ಬರೆಯಲು ಪ್ರಾರಂಭಿಸಿದಿರಿ... ಮೊದಲನೆ ಬರಹವೇ ಚೆನ್ನಾಗಿತ್ತು... ಹೀಗೆಯೇ ಮುಂದುವರೆಸಿ...

  6. Ravi said

    Hi Nisha,

    I have just visited your blog 'Nishantaranga' ... it's a nice work! This seems to be a promising starting from you. Please keep posting articles regularly and hope to see your blog a popular one very soon!