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Health Sciences Center Style Guide

Health Sciences Center Style Guide (excerpt) Have a style or grammar question but don't see the answer here? Let us know. Jump to: Abbreviations Use official U.S. postal codes in addresses. In text, spell out state names. Use the latest American Medical Association Manual of Style abbreviations for units of measure: e.g., mL for milliliter. Similarly, use AMA abbreviations for clinical and technical terms: e.g., ECG for electrocardiogram (not EKG). If well-known, especially by a certain audience, the expanded version of an abbreviation may be used at first reference without giving the abbreviation parenthetically. The abbreviation then may be used thereafter: intensive care unit/ICU, National Institutes of Health/NIH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/CDC. In fact, depending on context and audience, a few very familiar acronyms may be used without ever spelling out the expanded version: VA Medical Center, AMA. Abbreviate civil and military titles before a name if the entire name is used: Capitalization Lowercase words whenever possible to enhance readability and avoid pretense. Do not capitalize the words disease or syndrome in names such as Huntington’s disease, Parkins Continue reading >>

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  1. Capitalize?

    Learning the book of style and trying to decide in this sentence whether or not to capitalize Neurology and pain medicine. He was seen by Pain Medicine and Neurology. thanks in advance ...

  2. Scotty Dog

    For those of you who take the time to view this post - I'm banging my head in frustration here! NITINOL DOES NOT NEED A CAPITAL N! It is nitinol basket, nitinol wire, nitinol mesh stent...etc, etc. Pull out a ref. book, for Pete's sake!! There - now i've said my piece, I can go back to correcting the 900 instances of the capital N in the reports i'm auditing. Does anyone bother to review Feedback? If so, I wouldn't have to change Nitinol to ...

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