Module 11: Misspellings and Grammatical Errors

If there are grammatical errors or misspelled terms in medical records, patients may mistrust the quality of their care. Misspellings can also lead to a patient’s misdiagnosis. Errors in medical records can also increase a doctor’s risk of being involved in a lawsuit.

Spell-Check Function

Length: 1 minutesComplexity: Easy

Be careful about relying on the spell-check function of your word processing software.

Grammatical Errors

Length: 2 minutesComplexity: Easy

Common grammatical errors in medical records.

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