Re: How can I phrase this?

Subject: Re: How can I phrase this?
From: Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2013 13:10:21 -0700

On 7/1/2013 9:58 AM, Gene Kim-Eng wrote:

WARNING: Do not exceed the number of hours per day specified by the hearing care specialist. If there is not a number specified, go GET one from the specialist. Excessive use may cause injury to the patient.

I prefer to avoid negatives and to write with actions a user must perform rather than those to avoid. So I would rephrase the warning for action and use the above warning with Keith's suggestions because he is correct about the lawsuit potential for using defective warnings.

WARNING: Damage to the ear will occur when the hearing aid is worn for more than number of hours per day specified. Get the specific number of hours from the prescribing specialist when the hours are not specified.





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