The Letters Project list of abbreviations
does an especially fine job of adhering to tradition while resolving inconsistency (Baker's superfluous articles and conjunctions are gone) in favor of a Hemingwayesque minimalism.
Difficulties posed by the use of symbols and abbreviations
Some of these abbreviations
are shorthand and some are descriptive, but some are not respectful about patients and reflect pre-judgments, which is a concern.
CPA's (apostrophe before the s) is the singular possessive form of the noun abbreviation
(It's the CPA's doughnut.
I draft my text with abbreviations
such as "lab" or "spec" and their plural forms.
The use of abbreviations
and acronyms pertains to every one who works in health care.
There is actually an official guide for the abbreviation
challenged among US.
The Canadian Abridgment Key and Research Guide (Toronto: Carswell, Current) Abbreviations
that appear in the Canadian Abridgment are listed alphabetically with the various items that fit that abbreviation
An online package includes a slide presentation, reference guide, pocket card, abbreviation
list, and patient safety video.
com will make it easier for everyone to reach our website, now the address for any acronym or abbreviation
confusion is only 4 letters away.
And beware if your doctor ever hands you a referral note for a specialist with the abbreviation
"NFN" scribbled on it.
A few terms have come across into standard English like LOL (laughing out loud) which is an abbreviation
people will actually say," The Daily Telegraph quoted her as saying.