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Chou R, Arora B, Dana T, et al. Screening Asymptomatic Adults for Coronary Heart Disease With Resting or Exercise Electrocardiography: Systematic Review to Update the 2004 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation [Internet]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US); 2011 Sep. (Evidence Syntheses, No. 88.)

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Screening Asymptomatic Adults for Coronary Heart Disease With Resting or Exercise Electrocardiography: Systematic Review to Update the 2004 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation [Internet].

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Appendix AAbbreviations and Acronyms

Abbreviation/AcronymDefinition
AAFPAmerican Academy of Family Physicians
ABIAnkle-brachial index
ACCAmerican College of Cardiology
ACCFAmerican College of Cardiology Foundation
ACPAmerican College of Physicians
ACPMAmerican College of Preventive Medicine
ACSMAmerican College of Sports Medicine
AHAAmerican Heart Association
AHRQAgency for Healthcare Research and Quality
ARICAtherosclerosis Risk in Community
AVRAortic valve replacement
BIRNHBelgian Inter-University Research on Nutrition and Health
BPBlood pressure
bpmBeats per minute
CABGCoronary artery bypass graft
CADCoronary artery disease
CASCoronary artery stenosis
CHDCoronary heart disease
CHFCongestive heart failure
CIConfidence interval
CTComputed tomography
CVACerebral vascular accident
CVDCardiovascular disease
DBPDiastolic blood pressure
EBCTElectron-beam computed tomography
ECGElectrocardiography
ETTExercise treadmill test
HDLHigh-density lipoprotein
HRHazard ratio
HRVHeart rate variability
KQKey question
LDLLow-density lipoprotein
LVHLeft ventricular hypertrophy
LVMLeft ventricular mass
METMetabolic equivalent
MIMyocardial infarction
MNMinnesota
MRFITMultiple Risk Factor Intervention Trial
NHANESNational Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
NRNot reported
NSNot significant
OROdds ratio
PCIPercutaneous coronary intervention
PVDPremature ventricular depolarization
RCTRandomized controlled trial
RIFLERisk Factors and Life Expectancy
RRRelative risk
SBPSystolic blood pressure
SCORESystematic Coronary Risk Evaluation
SDStandard deviation
USPSTFU.S. Preventive Services Task Force
VAU.S. Department of Veteran Affairs
VDVentricular depolarization
VPCVentricular premature complex
WHIWomen’s Health Initiative
WOSCOPSWest of Scotland Coronary Prevention Study
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