Do you have cacography?

By John M. Purvis, MD

It’s not contagious, but it is dangerous

Has your office been swamped with phone calls from pharmacists and nurses to clarify a prescription or your hospital orders? Ever added up your golf score wrong or needed help reading your own notes? Then you might have cacography. It’s not contagious, but it can cause damage, and in some states, it’s actually illegal. Thankfully, you’re not alone and the condition is treatable.

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