When Indian transcriptions head awry (ZDNet UK)
Eight London hospitals found out recently that
medical terms + tape recorders + foreign transcribers = loads of hilarity
For example, below knee amputation became "baloney amputation" and phlebitis (vein inflammation) left leg was changed to "flea bite his left leg".
Not really an India-specific issue but it will certainly be used as such.Posted by Harshal at August 26, 2004 02:00 PM