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Thursday, March 7, 2019

Cabbage

I was dictating an H&P about a patient who had a CABG, and I was amazed at how Dragon translated me saying "cabbage" into "CABG."

Me: "But what if I want to say 'cabbage'?"

My colleague: "Maybe if the context is right, it will use cabbage."

Me: [dictating] "'Patient has an allergy to cabbage.  Patient likes to eat cabbage.'  Nope, still CABG."

My colleague: "But to be fair, how often do you want to dictate cabbage?"

Me: "Watch. My next patient will have choked on a cabbage."


2 comments:

  1. You'll have to call the offending cabbage pseudolettuce.

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  2. Really nice and informative blog, keep it up buddy…

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