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Nomenclature  

Margaret A. Winker, Richard M. Glass, and 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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9780195382846
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10.1093/jama/9780195176339.003.0015
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This chapter is devoted to nomenclature: systematically formulated names for specific entities. Biological nomenclature dates back at least to the 18th century. Since the mid-20th century, many ... More
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Blood Groups  

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/9780195176339.022.434
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Blood groups are characterized by erythrocyte (red blood cell) antigens with common immunologic properties (eg, group A). Blood group systems are series of such antigens encoded by a single gene or by ... More
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Platelet-Specific Antigens  

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/9780195176339.022.435
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The current system of human platelet antigen (HPA) nomenclature, adopted in 1990, is overseen by the Platelet Nomenclature Committee of the ISBT and the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis. ... More

Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia  

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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10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.441
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Abbreviations for types of multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) feature arabic numerals and a space, as follows: MEN 1 MEN 2 MEN 2A MEN 2B MEN 3 Gene terms are italicized with spaces closed up (see , Genetics, ... More

The TNM Staging System  

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/9780195176339.022.439
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The TNM staging system is an internationally standardized system for the staging of cancer and is in its seventh decade of continuing formulation. The TNM classification is put forth by the American Joint ... More

Bethesda System  

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/9780195176339.022.440
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The Bethesda System for Reporting Cervical Cytology, dating to 1988, is a standardized, systematic means of reporting Papanicolaou test results. Resources are the published handbook (the “blue book”) ... More

Molecular Cancer Terminology  

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/9780195176339.022.442
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See also , Molecular Medicine. The style for the cell cycle is as follows: Miscellaneous molecular terms are styled as shown in the following tabulation. (See also , Genetics, Oncogenes and Tumor Suppressor ... 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
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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

Pacemaker Codes  

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/9780195176339.022.451
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The capabilities and operation of cardiac pacemakers are described by 3- to 5-letter codes., DDIR pacing VVI pacemaker The code system for antibradycardia pacemakers endorsed by the North American Society ... 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 defibrillator ... More

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