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when is abbreviations acceptable? who should use them and why?

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  1. Abbreviations should only be used when the intended audience is thoroughly familiar with them. Reports to the patients should not contain abbreviations.

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    Ms. Sue
  2. okay- but can this pratice increase serious errors, thus cause medical harm

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  3. Yes, using abbreviations can cause serious harm if they are misinterpreted. Abbreviations on billings for insurance companies may be o.k., though.

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    Ms. Sue
  4. Thank you Sue. Have a great evening

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