Because it's now taken for granted that there are, at least, two kinds of English (American English and British English), copy editors and proofreaders will sometimes find themselves trapped on the horns of a dilemma, as it were, when it comes to punctuating abbreviations
hardly seem worth making at all: tinct?
Use of symbols and abbreviations
in the 2010 NAPLAN numeracy tests
A foolish consistency," Ralph Waldo Emerson memorably tells us in "Self-Reliance," "is the hobgoblin of little minds:' Judging by the plethora of different abbreviations
for the titles of Hemingway's published works, there are no little minds in Hemingway studies.
As well, our point naming convention contains a list of abbreviations
that must be used.
Maximum extreme limit leg support height under chair seat abbreviation
MLSu can be calculated for minimum and maximum chair height according to formulas (9 and 10) as difference between chair seat height and anthropometric parameter popliteal height of thigh--below knee in sitting position height fossa poplitea (b [left and right arrow] pop).
The use of abbreviations
and acronyms pertains to every one who works in health care.
From now on, all you need to do is type the abbreviation
into your document and press the Spacebar.
in health care may be efficient, their use comes at the expense of patient safety, according to research published in the September 2007 issue of The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety.
A recent study, The Impact of Abbreviations
in Patient Safety, examined the content, source, and impact of medication abbreviation
errors (Brunetti, Santell, & Hicks, 2007).
Page after page from the present back in time contained notations, which included the term MRCP, an abbreviation
commonly, used to denote: Mentally Retarded/Cerebral Palsy.
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.
Just 5% of 4,000 car owners surveyed were able to recognise the abbreviation
TNT, which stands for taxed and tested.