When Glenda Thomas of Framingham, Mass., checked her doctors’ notes on-line after a current infusion, she noticed a little something that stuck in her mind. A nurse had composed, “She denies latest ailment.”
To Thomas, it was disconcerting. The notes appeared to imply that she didn’t figure out her possess ailment, a scarce neuromuscular ailment. On the opposite, she understands it nicely.
When she termed her provider for clarification, she figured out that the nurse experienced only meant Thomas experienced no modern health issues that would have prevented her from obtaining that day’s treatment. “Denies,” it turns out, is