Acronyms, however, are different from abbreviations
They probably expect us radiologists to know all their terminology, including their abbreviations
The symbols and abbreviations
used in primary NAPLAN numeracy tests (ACARA, 2010), can be categorised into five different groups:
Emerson, we're going to do it this way:' For years, our "house style" has been to use Baker's venerable abbreviations
as a source--as well as Audre Hanneman's (Hanneman took Baker as her own source and then elaborated on his list).
1957) Shortened definition of Anthropometric (body) measured parameters parameters Abbreviation
Height of knee in (b [left and right arrow] ges) HKst sitting Max.
have caused serious errors and deaths.
In 2004, The Joint Commission introduced the "Do Not Use" list of abbreviations
as part of its National Patient Safety Goal Requirements.
The term abbreviation
is derived from the Latin brevis, or short (The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 2000).
Another key abbreviation
these days is LMDC (Lower Manhattan Development Corporation).
Toronto : Carswell, 2006) This standard work, also called the "McGill Guide" or, in my library, the "red book", contains the rules for citation as well as Appendices A through H, which have lists for abbreviation
WASHINGTON -- The Food and Drug Administration and the Institute for Safe Medication Practices have launched a national education campaign aimed at health care professionals and pharmaceutical companies with the goal of reducing the number of medical mistakes caused by confusing medical abbreviations
CAR buyers could be driving away with unsuitable vehicles because they cannot understand the complicated abbreviations
used in motor advertising, it was revealed today.