One Crazy Prescription

This next voice recognition error is from the medical world, and came to me from someone who wishes to stay anonymous.  As you may know, voice recognition software is often used by doctors as a way of recording what they did for a patient during doctor appointments, surgery, etc. because, when it works well, Dragon NaturallySpeaking can help them get those words out much faster than they could type, and ridiculously faster than they Doctor with stethoscopecould write.  At least when it correctly understands the doctor’s words…

What the doctor said to the computer:   I recommend probably half the dose of narcotics. 

What Dragon NaturallySpeaking wrote: I recommend parties and half the dose of narcotics.

That would be one unusual prescription.  I personally like the second one better.  Party on, Doc:


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