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Mental Maps in Community Medicine: 2. Abbreviations and Acronyms used

I have used several abbreviations and acronyms in the maps. In all instances, where an acronym is used for the first time, I provide the full expansion. However, there are many other notations that I use. Many of these might be familiar, but some usage may be new. The following maps describe the commonly used abbreviations and acronyms.

Map3. Abbreviations and Acronyms 1

If you are unable to understand a particular notation, please refer back to these maps.

Map4. Abbreviations and Acronyms 2


In case you haven’t already noticed, all maps are serially numbered to facilitate compilation.

I will share the first set of ‘real’ content in the next post.