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Cardiology  

Harriet S. Meyer

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

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2007
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2009
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10.1093/jama/9780195176339.021.225
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Several areas of cardiology use simple letter terms and alphanumeric terms that need not be expanded at first mention.International standardization of electrocardiographic nomenclature dates back to the ... More

Electrograms  

Harriet S. Meyer

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

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2007
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2009
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10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.446
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Electrogram (EGM) terms pertain to invasive electrophysiologic recording of cardiac impulse conduction. Expand them at first mention. ...

Electrocardiographic Terms  

Harriet S. Meyer

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

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2007
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2009
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10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.445
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International standardization of electrocardiographic nomenclature dates back to the mid-20th century.The preferred abbreviation for electrocardiogram and electrocardiographic in JAMA and the Archives ... More

Murmurs  

Harriet S. Meyer

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

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2007
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2009
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10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.448
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Murmurs are graded from soft (lower grade) to loud (higher grade). Murmur grades are written in arabic numerals. Systolic murmurs may be graded from 1 to 6 (see Freeman and Levine) and diastolic murmurs ... More

Heart Sounds  

Harriet S. Meyer

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

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2007
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2009
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.447
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The 4 heart sounds and 4 components are commonly abbreviated in discussions of cardiac auscultatory findings; numerical subscripts are used.S1 first heart sound M1 mitral valve component T1 tricuspid ... More

Jugular Venous Pulse  

Harriet S. Meyer

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

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2007
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2009
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10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.449
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The jugular venous pulse contours are expressed with italic single letters and roman words: a wave (atrial) x descent z point c wave x′ descent v wave (ventricular) y descent (or y trough) h waveExamples: ... More

Echocardiography  

Harriet S. Meyer

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

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2007
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2009
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10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.450
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The names of major echocardiographic methods are listed below. Expand any abbreviations at first mention, unless otherwise indicated.The following commonly used echocardiographic indexes should also be ... More

Heart Disease Classifications  

Harriet S. Meyer

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

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2007
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2009
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10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.454
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Several classifications pertaining to heart disease are in use:The classes are assessed in various ways, for instance, by physical examination (Killip), hemodynamic measurement (Forrester), and patient ... More

Pacemaker-Lead Code  

Harriet S. Meyer

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

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2007
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2009
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10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.453
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The NASPE/BPEG Pacemaker-Lead Code (NBL Code) is as follows: (Reprinted from Bernstein and Parsonnet by permission of Blackwell Publishing.)Typically, all 4 positions are mentioned, eg, UPSO, BAPS. .. ... More

Implanted Cardioverter/Defibrillators  

Harriet S. Meyer

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

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2007
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2009
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.452
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A similar code, known as the NASPE/BPEG Defibrillator Code or NBD Code, exists for implanted cardioverter/defibrillators (ICDs), as defined in Table .Examples are as follows: DDH defibrillator VOEO defibrillatorThere ... More

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