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Abbreviations.  

Cheryl Iverson

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

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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

Mechanical Ventilation.  

Cheryl Iverson

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

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The following should be expanded at first mention: Previous | Next

Pulmonary and Respiratory Terminology.  

Cheryl Iverson

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

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Feb 2020
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10.1093/jama/9780190246556.003.0014.021.0023
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Standardization of symbols in respiratory physiology dates from at least 1950.1 Despite the familiarity of abbreviations in pulmonary and respiratory medicine, authors and editors are encouraged to expand all terms at first mention, except as noted. Both symbols and abbreviations are used. Symbols consist of separate elements in various combinations whose letters may differ from the initial letters of the expansion, eg, Q...

Symbols.  

Cheryl Iverson

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

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Feb 2020
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10.1093/jama/9780190246556.003.0014.022.0086
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Symbols and their subgrouping into main symbols and modifiers are consistent with approved nomenclature formulated circa 1980 by the Commission of Respiratory Physiology (International Union of Physiological Sciences) and the Publications Committee of the American Physiological Society.2 , 3 The following groupings of pulmonary and respiratory symbols are adapted from Fishman,...

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