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Abbreviations  

Roxanne K. Young

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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9780195382846
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10.1093/jama/9780195176339.003.0014
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Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary defines an abbreviation as “a shortened form of a written word or phrase used in place of the whole”3 (eg, Dr for doctor, US for United ... More
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Local Addresses  

Roxanne K. Young

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

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2007
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10.1093/jama/9780195176339.021.208
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Use the following abbreviations when complete local addresses are given: The hospital was built on Eighth Street. The hospital’s address is 319 W Eighth St. In some cases, these designators may or ... More
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Days of the Week, Months, Eras  

Roxanne K. Young

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/9780195176339.021.207
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Generally, days of the week and months are not abbreviated.The manuscript was received at JAMA’s editorial offices in late December 2004 and accepted for publication on January 5, 2005, after ... More
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Cities, States, Counties, Territories, Possessions; Provinces; Countries  

Roxanne K. Young

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/9780195176339.021.209
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At first mention, the name of a state, territory, possession, province, or country should be spelled out when it follows the name of a city. (Because the majority of authors and readers of JAMA and ... More
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Names and Titles of Persons  

Roxanne K. Young

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/9780195176339.021.210
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Given names should not be abbreviated in the text or in bylines except by using initials, when so indicated by the author. The editor should verify the use of initials with the author. (Some ... More
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Business Firms  

Roxanne K. Young

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/9780195176339.021.211
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In the text, use the name of a company exactly as the company uses it, but omit the period after any abbreviations used, such as Co, Inc, Corp, and Ltd. In the text, do not abbreviate these terms if ... More
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Names of Journals  

Roxanne K. Young

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/9780195176339.021.214
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In reference listings, abbreviate names of journals according to the US National Library of Medicine’s current Fact Sheet (Construction of National Library of Medicine title abbreviations at ... More
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Clinical, Technical, and Other Common Terms  

Roxanne K. Young

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/9780195176339.021.215
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UPDATE: In the list of abbreviations (Section 14.11, page 516 in the print), the material in parentheses after both SD and SE should be deleted and should be replaced by an asterisk. This corrects an ... More
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Units of Measure  

Roxanne K. Young

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/9780195176339.021.216
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JAMA and the Archives Journals report quantitative values in conventional units. See , Units of Measure, Conventional Units and SI Units in JAMA and the Archives Journals. Use the following ... More

US Military Services  

Roxanne K. Young

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/9780195176339.022.428
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Note: All of the preceding designations also apply to the Army National Guard (ARNG) and US Army Reserve (USAR). Note: All of the preceding designations also apply to the Air National Guard (ANG) and ... More

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