1. When a medical transcriptionist and supervisor have un-resolved questions about dictated words or phrases in a report, the report should be "flagged" to the attention of the dictator. A self-stick note, a colored removable tab, or a paper-clipped note should be attached to the document.
2. The note attached to the report should clearly identify the words or phrases in question and, if appropriate, include a phonetic rendering of what the word or phrase "sounds like."