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This is a list of medical acronyms and abbreviations. Note that some items in the following list are informal or slang usage among medical or paramedical professionals (e.g., "GOMER").The US-based Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) requires its members to follow a "do not use list":[http://www.jointcommission.org/PatientSafety/DoNotUseList/]
Latin abbreviations Some of the following list are considered non-standardized abbreviations because their meanings could be easily misunderstood.
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