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Five of the 56 abbreviations that have been added the week ending May 7th

syndromeBefore abbreviating a syndrome, check to make sure that different meanings do not exist.
lungCare must be taken when abbreviating lung as it can be mistaken for liver.
DC-PPMdual-chamber pacemaker
DT-VAD destination therapy-ventricular assist device
A2RBangiotensin II-receptor blockers

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