I. Audio files will each have a unique Recording ID assigned by .
II. Transcription of the audio file will be performed in Microsoft Word and saved as a 97/2003 compatible document (.DOC).
4. The name of the Word document will be the Recording ID of the original audio file, e.g. the transcription for recording 27453 will be saved as 27453.doc.
5. The transcription for a recording will contain all interactions captured by the recording, i.e. if multiple interactions are recorded within one recording then all interactions will be transcribed within one file and separated by a page break.
6. All transcriptions will use a template provided by , which will contain the following format:
i. Orientation: Portrait ii. Font: Times New Roman iii. Font Size: 12 iv. Top and bottom margins: 1 inch
v. Left and Right margins: 1.25 inches vi. Zoom: 100% vii. Header information:
1. Research to Listen, Understand and Analyze Physician-Patient Interactions (Centered; Italics; Times New Roman 10) viii. Footer Information:
1. (Left Aligned; Italics; Times New Roman 10)
2. Page # (Centered; Italics; Times New Roman 10)
3. Confidential ©YYYY (Right Aligned; Italics; Times New Roman 10)
III. Definition of “Utterance” and “Turn”
UTTERANCES: Sentences within a turn
TURN: All of a speaker’s uninterrupted utterances
IN: Um, John, Dr. Briner sent you here? I’m glad you were sent here by Dr. Briner.
IN: Have you had colds, flu bugs?
IN: Let’s look at your throat.
1. The speaker will be identified by a bolded two letter abbreviation followed by a bolded colon. The speaker identifier will be left justified.
2. Dialogue will begin after a ½ inch indent (Tab Key strike) and if dialogue is to continue to additional lines, there will be a ½ inch second line indent.