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Elements

Margaret A. Winker

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/9780195176339.022.498
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An isotope referred to as an element rather than as part of the name of a chemical compound may be described at first mention by providing the name of the element spelled out followed by the isotope number ... More

Hydrogen Isotopes

Margaret A. Winker

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/9780195176339.022.503
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Two isotopes of hydrogen have their own specific names, deuterium and tritium, which should be used instead of “hydrogen 2” and “hydrogen 3.” In text, the specific names are also preferred to the symbols ... More

Isotopes

Margaret A. Winker

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/9780195176339.021.231
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Isotopes may be referred to in the medical literature alone or as a component of a radiopharmaceutical administered for therapeutic or diagnostic purposes. The nomenclature for the isotopes incorporated ... More

Metastable Isotopes

Margaret A. Winker

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/9780195176339.022.504
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The abbreviation m, as in krypton Kr 81m or technetium Tc 99m, stands for metastable. The abbreviation should never be deleted, since the term without the m designates a different radionuclide isomer. ... More

Radiopharmaceutical Compounds Without Approved Names

Margaret A. Winker

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/9780195176339.022.500
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Compounds may be combined with radioisotopes for research purposes. Such compounds would not receive an INN if no commercial use is intended. In lieu of an INN, standard chemical nomenclature should be ... More

Radiopharmaceutical Proprietary Names

Margaret A. Winker

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/9780195176339.022.501
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In proprietary names of radiopharmaceuticals, isotope numbers may appear in the same position as in the approved non-proprietary names, but they are usually joined to the rest of the name by a hyphen ... More

Radiopharmaceuticals

Margaret A. Winker

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/9780195176339.022.499
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The INN designations for radioactive pharmaceuticals consist of “the name of the compound serving as the carrier for the radioactivity, the symbol for the radioactive isotope, and the atomic weight.”(p11) ... More

Uniform Labeling

Margaret A. Winker

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/9780195176339.022.502
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The abbreviation ul (for uniformly labeled) may be used without expansion in parentheses: [14C]glucose (ul)Similarly, terms such as carrier-free, no carrier added, and carrier added may be used. In general ... More

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