I came across this MedCity News article and just had to laugh. In the article, the author Amy Siegel pokes fun at the fact we all fall into the acronym trap, admitting to a sentence like, “’The CMO called the PI about the IRB process to estimate dates for FPI and CE mark in the PDP.”
While acronyms have proved to be useful abbreviations by using the initial components in a phrase or word; sometimes is it just better to simply say the real thing?
Here’s what was nominated as the “Top 5 Anxiety Provoking Med-Tech Acronyms (APMAs):”
Do you have any “anxiety-provoking” acronyms to add to the list? How about some of your preferred acronyms? I’d have to say, IMARC definitely makes the list for our favorite one! List yours out below!
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