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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

Cellular and Molecular 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
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.456
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See also , Molecular Medicine.These descriptive terms do not require expansion:Expand these terms at first mention:If an expansion is given, use at first mention. Otherwise, terms may be used without ... More

Coronary Artery Angiographic 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/9780195176339.022.455
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Guidelines are available for nomenclature of coronary artery segments, used in coronary artery catheterization and thrombolysis in myocardial infarction flow (TIMI flow).The TIMI flow is expressed as ... 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
DOI: 
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

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

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
DOI: 
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. ...

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

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

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
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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

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
DOI: 
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

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