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Abbreviations  

Brenda Gregoline

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (11th ed.)

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The Abbreviations chapter of the 11th edition of the AMA Manual of Style begins by distinguishing between abbreviations, acronyms, and initialisms and cautions against overuse of ... More

Abbreviations.  

Brenda Gregoline

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (11th ed.)

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To the Editor.—It seems to me that at the time that there are articles being considered (ABC), dutifully edited (DE), and found good (FG) for publication, an editor may show hesitation to interfere judiciously (HIJ), perhaps because he thinks his knowledge lacking (KL) compared with that of eminent members of national organizations (MNO), and, therefore, for the sake of peace, quiet, and restraint (PQR), he sets the text in unaltered version (STUV), thus failing to act the wise xenogogue (WX) and meekly accepting the yoke of zeitgeist (YZ)....

Abbreviations.  

Cheryl Iverson

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Table 14.6-2 lists some common abbreviations from pulmonary function testing; they should always be expanded at first mention. Previous | Next

Abbreviations.  

Lauren Fischer and Paul Frank

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Most units of measure are abbreviated when used with numerals or in a virgule construction. Certain units of measure should be spelled out at first mention, with the abbreviated form in parentheses. Thereafter, the abbreviated form should be used in text (see 14.12, Units of Measure)....
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Academic Degrees and Honors.  

Brenda Gregoline

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Academic degrees are abbreviated in bylines and in the text when used with the full name of a person (see 13.6, Names and Titles of Persons). In some circumstances, however, use of the abbreviation alone is acceptable (eg, Krystal Goderitch is a doctor of medicine and also holds a PhD in biochemistry) (...

Accent Marks (Diacritics).  

Brenda Gregoline

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An accent mark (diacritic) added to a letter indicates a phonetic value different from that of the unmarked letter. Many words once spelled with accent marks (eg, cooperate, preeminent, debride, Meniere disease) now are written and printed without them. Consult the most recent edition of ...

Acknowledgment  

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Acknowledgment  

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Acknowledgment  

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Acknowledgment  

JAMA Network Editors (ed.)

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