List of Acronyms Used Regarding Alzheimer's

05/09/2018

List of Acronyms Used Regarding Alzheimer's

This list gives you the acronym and meaning for words and terms found throughout documents on this site, as well as other acronyms used in the Alzheimer's community.See * belowPLEASE NOTE: Some acronyms may stand for more than one phrase. We will soon add more information (URLs, definitions/descriptions) for each acronym.

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3MS  
  • Modified Mini-Mental State Examination
4-HNE  
  • 4-Hydroxynonenal

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A [AA, AB, AC, AD, AF, AG, AH, AI, AL, AM, AO, AP, AR, AS, AT, AV, AW]

A4  
  • Anti-Amyloid Treatment in Asymptomatic Alzheimer's
[ AA ]
AA  
  • Alzheimer's Association
Website: https://alz.org/
  • Arachidonic Acid
AAA  
  • Area Agency on Aging
AAAS  
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
Website: https://www.aaas.org/
AACD  
  • Aging-Associated Cognitive Decline
AADMD  
  • American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry
Website: http://aadmd.org/
AAGP  
  • American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry
Website: http://www.aagponline.org/
AAIC  
  • Alzheimer's Association International Conference
AAIDD
  • American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Website: http://aaidd.org/
AAMI  
  • Age-Associated Memory Impairment
AAN  
  • American Academy of Neurology
Website: https://www.aan.com/
AAPI  
  • Asian American and Pacific Islander
AAR  
  • Alliance for Aging Research
Website: https://www.agingresearch.org/
AARI  
  • Alzheimer's Association of Rhode Island
Website: https://www.alz.org/ri/
AARC  
  • Active Aging Research Center
[ AB ]
ABC  
  • Aging Brain Care program
  • Antecedent, Behavior and Consequence
ABC-DS  
  • Alzheimer's Biomarker Consortium - Down Syndrome
ABCN  
  • American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology
Website: https://theabcn.org/
ABFM  
  • American Board of Functional Medicine
 
ABI  
  • Ankle-Brachial Index
[ AC ]
ACA  
  • Affordable Care Act
  • Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
ACBN  
  • American Clinical Board of Nutrition
Website: http://www.acbn.org/
ACDC  
  • Assisting Caregivers with Dementia Care
ACE  
  • Angiotensin 1 Converting Enzyme
ACF  
  • HHS Administration for Children and Families
Website: https://www.acf.hhs.gov/
ACL  
  • HHS Administration for Community Living
Website: https://www.acl.gov/
ACM  
  • Asian Consortium for Microorganisms
ACO  
  • Accountable Care Organization
ACT-AD  
  • Accelerate Care/Treatments for Alzheimer's Disease
ACTC  
  • Alzheimer's Clinical Trials Consortium
ACTIVE  
  • Advanced Cognitive Training for Independent and Vital Elderly trial
[ ]
AD  
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Alzheimer's Disease/Dementia
AD/ADRD  
  • Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias
AD/D  
  • Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias
AD-MI  
  • Alzheimer's Disease Measurement Improvement
AD-PCPRN  
  • Alzheimer's Disease Patient and Caregiver-Powered Research Network
AD8  
  • Ascertain Dementia 8 interview
ADAC  
  • Alzheimer's Disease Assistance Center
ADAD  
  • Autosomal Dominant Alzheimer's Disease
ADAPT  
  • Alzheimer's Disease Anti-inflammatory Prevention Trial
ADAS-Cog  
  • Alzheimer's Disease Assessment Scale-Cognitive subscale
ADC  
  • Alzheimer's Disease Center
ADCS  
  • Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study
ADCSI  
  • Alzheimer's Disease Caregiver Support Initiative
ADD  
  • HHS Administration on Developmental Disabilities (now the Administration on Disabilities)
Website: https://www.acl.gov/about-acl/administration-disabilities
ADDF  
  • Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation
Website: https://www.alzdiscovery.org/
ADDLC  
  • Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Leadership Council
ADEAR  
  • Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral center
ADEPT  
  • Adult Development and Enrichment Project
ADGC  
  • Alzheimer's Disease Genetics Consortium
ADHC  
  • Adult Day Health Care
ADHD  
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
ADI  
  • Alzheimer's Disease Initiative
  • Alzheimer's Disease International
ADI-SSS  
  • Alzheimer's Disease Initiative - Specialized Supportive Services
ADL  
  • Activity of Daily Living
ADMET  
  • Alzheimer's Disease Methylphenidate Trial
ADNI  
  • Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative
ADRC  
  • Aging and Disability Resource Center
ADRD  
  • Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia(s)
  • Alzheimer's and Related Disorders
ADRDA  
  • Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association
ADRS  
  • Alzheimer's Disease Research Summit
ADS  
  • Adult Day Services
ADSP  
  • Alzheimer's Disease Sequencing Project
ADSSP  
  • Alzheimer's Disease Supportive Services Program
ADWG  
  • Alzheimer's Disease Working Group
[ AF ]
AFA  
  • Alzheimer's Foundation of America
Website: https://alzfdn.org/
AFTD  
  • Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration
Website: https://www.theaftd.org/
[ AG ]
AGS  
  • American Geriatrics Society
Website: https://www.americangeriatrics.org/
[ AH ]
AHCA  
  • American Health Care Association
Website: https://www.ahcancal.org/Pages/Default.aspx
AHRQ  
  • HHS Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Website: https://www.ahrq.gov/
[ AI ]
AIDD  
  • ACF Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (now the Administration on Disabilities)
Website: https://www.acl.gov/about-acl/administration-disabilities
AIDS  
  • Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
AIM  
  • Advanced Illness Management program
  • Alzheimer's Impact Movement
AIRS  
  • Alliance of Information and Referral Systems
Website: https://www.airs.org/
[ AL ]
ALF  
  • Assisted Living Facility
ALFA  
  • Assisted Living Federation of America
ALS  
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
ALSA  
  • ALS Association
Website: http://www.alsa.org/
AlzCAP  
  • Alzheimer's Community Assistance Program
[ AM ]
AMA  
  • American Medical Association
Website: https://www.ama-assn.org/
AMA-PCPI  
  • American Medical Association Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement
aMCI  
  • Amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment
AMP  
  • Accelerating Medicines Partnership
AMP-AD  
  • Accelerating Medicines Partnership - Alzheimer's Disease
[ AO ]
AoA (or AOA)  
  • HHS / ACL Administration on Aging
Website: https://www.acl.gov/about-acl/administration-aging
AORP  
  • Alzheimer's Disease Outreach and Registry Program
AOTA  
  • American Occupational Therapy Association
Website: https://www.aota.org/
[ AP ]
APA  
  • American Psychological Association
Website: http://www.apa.org/
API  
  • Alzheimer's Prevention Initiative
APM
  • Alternative Payment Model
ApoE  
  • Apolipoprotein E protein
APOE  
  • Apolipoprotein E gene
APOE e4  
  • Epsilon 4 allele of the Apolipoprotein E gene
APP  
  • Amyloid Precursor Protein
APS  
  • Adult Protective Service
APSC  
  • Area Planning and Services Committee
[ AR ]
AR  
  • Adrenoreceptor
ARA  
  • Alzheimer's Resource of Alaska
Website: http://www.alzalaska.org/
ARC  
  • Ambulatory Research in Cognition
ARCD  
  • Alzheimer's and Related Cognitive Diseases
ARIC  
  • Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
ARIC-NCS  
  • Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Neurocognitive Study
ARTFL  
  • Advancing Research and Treatment for Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration
[ AS ]
ASA  
  • Acetylsalicylate (aspirin)
  • Aging Society of America
Website: http://www.asaging.org/
ASD  
  • Oklahoma Aging Services Division
Website: http://www.okdrs.org/guide/oklahoma-department-human-services-aging-services-division
ASG  
  • Alzheimer's Disease Study Group
ASPA  
  • HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs
Website: https://www.hhs.gov/about/agencies/aspa/index.html
ASPE  
  • HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
Website: https://aspe.hhs.gov/
ASPR  
  • HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
Website: https://www.phe.gov/preparedness/pages/default.aspx
ASTHO  
  • Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
Website: http://www.astho.org/
[ AT ]
ATRI  
  • Alzheimer's Therapeutic Research Institute
[ AV ]
AVLT  
  • Auditory Verbal Learning Test
[ AW ]
AWV  
  • Annual Wellness Visit

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B [BA, BC, BD, BE, BH, BI, BL, BM, BN, BP, BR, BS, BV]

[ BA ]
BACE1  
  • Beta-secretase 1
BAS  
  • Brief Alzheimer's Screen
[ BC ]
BCAT  
  • Brief Cognitive Assessment Tool
BCN  
  • Beneficiaries with Complex Needs
[ BD ]
BDI  
  • Beck Depression Inventory
BDNF  
  • Brain-Derived Neurotropic Factor
[ BE ]
BEI  
  • Beneficiary Engagement and Incentives models
[ BH ]
BHR  
  • Brain Health Registry
[ BI ]
BIO  
  • Biotechnology Industry Organization
[ BL ]
BLR&D  
  • Biomedical Laboratory Research and Development
[ BM ]
BMI  
  • Body Mass Index
[ BN ]
BNT  
  • Boston Naming Test
[ BP ]
BP  
  • Blood Pressure
BPSD  
  • Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia
[ BR ]
BRAIN  
  • Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies
BRFSS  
  • Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
[ BS ]
BSD  
  • Biology of Sex Differences
BSL  
  • Brookdale Senior Living
BSRT  
  • Babcock Story Recall Test
[ BV ]
bvFTD  
  • Behavioral Variant Frontotemporal Degeneration
BVRT  
  • Benton Visual Retention Test

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C [CA, CB, CC, CD, CE, CF, CG, CH, CI, CL, CM, CN, CO, CP, CQ, CR, CS, CT, CV]

C5R  
  • Consortium of Canadian Centers for Clinical Cognitive Research
[ CA ]
CACIR  
  • Center for Alzheimer's Care, Imaging and Research
CAD  
  • Coronary Artery Disease
CADRO  
  • Common Alzheimer's Disease Research Ontology
CAHPS  
  • Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems
CALA  
  • California Assisted Living Association
CAM  
  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine
CAMD  
  • Coalition Against Major Diseases
CANTAB  
  • Cambridge Neuropsychological Test Automated Battery
CAP  
  • Collaboration for Alzheimer's Prevention
CAPC  
  • Center to Advance Palliative Care
CARIE  
  • Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly
CART  
  • Collaborative Aging (in Place) Research using Technology initiative
CASI  
  • Cognitive Abilities Screening Instrument
CASPP  
  • Caregiver and Study Partner Portal
CATD  
  • Clinical Alzheimer's-Type Dementia
[ CB ]
CBAS  
  • Community-Based Adult Services
CBCN  
  • Chiropractic Board of Clinical Nutrition
CBD  
  • Chronic Brain Disorder
  • Corticobasal Degeneration
CBO  
  • Community-Based Organization
CBPR  
  • Community-Based Participatory Research
[ CC ]
CCA  
  • Care Coordinator Assistant
CCAL  
  • Consumer Consortium on Assisted Living
CCCM  
  • Chronic Care Management
CCNA  
  • Canadian Consortium on Neurodengeneration in Aging
CCRC  
  • Continuing Care Retirement Community
CCSQ  
  • HHS / CMS Center for Clinical Standards and Quality
CCTP  
  • Community-based Care Transitions Program
[ CD ]
CDC  
  • HHS Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDCM  
  • Certified Dementia Care Manager
CDER  
  • HHS / FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
CDISC  
  • Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium
CDR  
  • Clinical Dementia Rating
CDR-SB  
  • Clinical Dementia Rating-Sum of Boxes
[ CE ]
CE  
  • Continuing Education
CEAD  
  • Centers of Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease
CEAL  
  • Center for Excellence in Assisted Living
CED  
  • Coverage with Evidence Development
CEE  
  • Conjugated Equine Estrogen
CELA  
  • Certified Elder Law Attorney
CEOi  
  • Global CEO Initiative on Alzheimer's Disease
CER  
  • Comparative Effectiveness Research
CERAD  
  • Consortium to Establish a Registry for Alzheimer's Disease
CERT  
  • Center on Effective Rehabilitation Technology
CES-D  
  • Center for Epidemiologic Studies-Depression scale
CEU  
  • Continuing Education Unit
[ CF ]
CFH  
  • Cognitive Functional Hardship
CFPB  
  • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
CFRDT  
  • Certified First Responder Dementia Trainer
[ CG ]
CGEP  
  • Comprehensive Geriatric Education Program
[ CH ]
CHD  
  • Coronary Heart Disease
CHF  
  • Congestive Heart Failure
CHILA  
  • Community Health Improvement and Leadership Academies
CHIP  
  • Children's Health Insurance Program
CHIT  
  • Consumer Health Information Technology
CHS  
  • Cardiovascular Health Study
CHW  
  • Community Health Worker
[ CI ]
CI  
  • Confidence Interval
  • Cognitive Impairment
CIHR  
  • Canadian Institute of Health Research
CIND  
  • Cognitive Impairment Not Demented
CIRB  
  • Centralized Institutional Review Board
[ CL ]
CLC  
  • Community Living Center
CLSA  
  • Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging
CLTCEC  
  • California Long-Term Care Education Center
[ CM ]
CMCS  
  • HHS / CMS Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services
CME  
  • Continuing Medical Education
  • Office of Continuing Medical Education (University of Virginia)
CMHPC  
  • California Mental Health Planning Council
CMMI  
  • HHS / CMS Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation
CMP  
  • Civil Monetary Penalty
CMS  
  • HHS Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
CMT  
  • Contract Management Team
[ CN ]
CNA  
  • Certified Nursing Aide
CNCS  
  • Corporation for National and Community Service
CNS  
  • Central Nervous System
[ CO ]
COA  
  • Clinical Outcome Assessment
COPD  
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
COPE  
  • Care of Persons with Dementia in their Environment
COTR  
  • Contract Officer's Technical Representative
COWA  
  • Controlled Oral Word Association test
[ CP ]
CP  
  • Care Partner
CPC+  
  • Comprehensive Primary Care Plus
CPT  
  • Current Procedural Terminology
[ CQ ]
CQUIN  
  • Commissioning for Quality and Innovation framework
[ CR ]
CREATE  
  • Collaborative Research to Enhance Transformation and Excellence
CRECH  
  • University of Michigan Center for Research on Ethnicity, Culture, and Health
CRP  
  • C-Reactive Protein
CRPD  
  • Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
[ CS ]
CSF  
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid
CSI  
  • Caregiver Strain Index
CSI-D  
  • Community Screening Interview for Dementia
CSP  
  • Cooperative Studies Program
CSR&D  
  • Clinical Sciences Research and Development
CSWE  
  • Council on Social Work Education
[ CT ]
CT  
  • Computed Tomography scan
[ CV ]
CVA  
  • Cerebrovascular Accident
CVD  
  • Cardiovascular Disease
CVLT  
  • California Verbal Learning Test

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D [DA, DB, DC, DD, DE, DF, DH, DI, DL, DM, DN, DO, DP, DS, DW]

D-SNP  
  • Dual Eligible Special Needs Plan
[ DA ]
DALTCP  
  • HHS / ASPE Office of Disability, Aging and Long-Term Care Policy
DALY  
  • Disability-Adjusted Life-Years
DASH  
  • Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension
[ DB ]
dbGaP  
  • Data Base of Genotypes and Phenotypes
DBP  
  • Diastolic Blood Pressure
[ DC ]
DCM  
  • Dementia Care Manager
DCN  
  • Dementia Caregiving Network
DCT  
  • Digit Cancellation Test
[ DD ]
DDAct  
  • Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act
DDC  
  • Arizona Developmental Disability Council
DDNA  
  • Developmental Disabilities Nurses Association
DDT  
  • Drug Development Tool
[ DE ]
DES  
  • Directed Enhanced Service
DET  
  • VA Dementia Education and Training Committee
[ DF ]
DFA  
  • Dementia Friendly American
DFC  
  • Dementia Friendly Community
DFO  
  • Designated Federal Official
[ DH ]
DHA  
  • Docosahexaenoic Acid
DHEA  
  • Dehydroepiandosterone
DHS  
  • state Department of Health Services
DHP-CCB  
  • Dihydropyridine-Calcium Channel Blockers
[ DI ]
DIAN  
  • Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network
DIAN-TU  
  • Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer's Network Trials Unit
DIAN-TTU  
  • Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer's Network-Therapeutic Trials Unit
DICE  
  • Describe, Inbestigate, Create and Evaluate algorithm
[ DL ]
DLB  
  • Dementia with Lewy Bodies
[ DM ]
DM  
  • Diabetes Mellitus
[ DN ]
DNA  
  • Deoxyribonucleic Acid
DNP  
DNR  
  • Do Not Resuscitate
[ DO ]
DO  
  • Doctor of Osteopathy
DoA (or DOA)  
  • U.S. Department of the Army
DoD (or DOD)  
  • U.S. Department of Defense
DoE (or DOE)  
  • U.S. Department of Education
DoJ (or DOJ)  
  • U.S. Department of Justice
DoL (or DOL)  
  • U.S. Department of Labor
DoN (or DON)  
  • U.S. Department of the Navy
DoT (or DOT)  
  • U.S. Department of Transportation
[ DP ]
DPP  
  • Diabetes Prevention Program
  • FDA Division of Psychiatry Products
[ DS ]
DS  
  • Down Syndrome
DSA  
  • Dementia Society of America
DSC  
  • VA Dementia Steering Committee
DSM  
  • Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
DSRTF  
  • Down Syndrome Research and Treatment Foundation
DSST  
  • Digit Symbol Sustitution Test
[ DW ]
DWR  
  • Delayed Word Recall
DWS  
  • Dementia Warning Signs

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E [EA, EC, ED, EE, EH, EJ, EL, EM, EP, ES, EU, EW, EX]

[ EA ]
EARDA  
  • Estramural Associates Research Development Award
[ EC ]
ECCO  
  • European Culture Collections' Organisation
eCQM  
  • Electronic Clinical Quality Measure
[ ED ]
ED  
  • Emergency Department
[ EE ]
EEOC  
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
EERP  
  • EmFinders Elopement Risk Program
EES  
  • VA Employee Education System
[ EH ]
EHR  
  • Electronic Health Record
[ EJ ]
EJA  
  • Elder Justice Act
EJCC  
  • Elder Justice Coordinating Council
[ EL ]
eLTSS  
  • Electronic Long-Term Services and Supports
[ EM ]
EMA  
  • European Medicines Agency
EML  
  • Early Memory Loss
EMR  
  • Electronic Medical Record
EMT  
  • Emergency Medical Technician
[ EP ]
EPA  
  • Eicosapentaenoic Acid
EPC  
  • Evidence-based Practice Center
EPI-COG
  • European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition - Cognition Consortium
[ ER ]
ER  
  • Emergency Room
[ ES ]
ESP  
  • Evidence-based Synthesis Program
[ EU ]
EU  
  • European Union
[ EW ]
EWA  
  • Eldercare Workforce Alliance
[ EX ]
EXERT  
  • Exercise in Adults with Mild Memory Problems trial

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F [FA, FB, FD, FE, FF, FI, FL, FN, FO, FT, FY]

[ FA ]
FACA  
  • Federal Advisory Committee Act
FAQ  
  • Frequently Asked Question
[ FB ]
FBO  
  • Faith-Based Organization
[ FD ]
FDA  
  • HHS Food and Drug Administration
[ FE ]
FE  
  • Frail Elderly
FEMA  
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency
[ FF ]
FFRDC  
  • Federally Funded Research and Development Center
FFS  
  • Fee-For-Service
FFY  
  • Federal Fiscal Year
[ FI ]
FINGER   Finnish Geriatric Intervention Study to Prevent Cognitive Impairment and Disability trial
[ FL ]
FLSA  
  • Fair Labor Standards Act
[ FN ]
FNIH  
  • Foundation for the NIH
[ FO ]
FOA  
  • Funding Opportunity Announcement
[ FT ]
FTD  
  • Frontotemporal Degeneration
  • Frontotemporal Dementia
FTD/ALS  
  • Frontotemporal Degeneration/Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's disease)
FTDDR  
  • Frontotemporal Degeneration Disorders Registry
FTE  
  • Full-Time Equivalent
FTT  
  • Finger Tapping Test
[ FY ]
FY  
  • Fiscal Year

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G [GA, GB, GC, GD, GE, GO, GP, GR, GS, GT, GW]

[ GA ]
GAAIN  
  • Global Alzheimer's Association Interactive Network
GACA  
  • Geriatric Academic Career Awards
GAP  
  • Global Alzheimer's Platform
GARDY  
  • Georgia Alzheimer's and Related Dementias
[ GB ]
GBD  
  • Global Burden of Disease
[ GC ]
GCAD  
  • Genomic Center for Alzheimer's Disease
[ GD ]
GDP  
  • Gross Domestic Product
GDS  
  • Geriatric Depression Scale
[ GE ]
GEC  
  • Geriatric Education Center
GEE  
  • Generalized Estimated Equations
GEM  
  • Geriatric Evaluation and Management
[ GO ]
GOC  
  • Goals of Care
[ GP ]
GP  
  • General Practitioner
[ GR ]
GRADE  
  • Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation
GRECC  
  • Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center
[ GS ]
GSA  
  • Gerontological Society of America
[ GT ]
GTPD  
  • Geriatric Training for Physicians, Dentists, and Behavioral and Mental Health Providers
[ GW ]
GWAS  
  • Genome-Wide Association Study
GWEP  
  • Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program

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H [HA, HB, HC, HD, HE, HF, HH, HI, HL, HM, HO, HP, HR, HS, HT, HU]

[ HA ]
HAN  
  • CDC Healthy Aging Research Network
HAVA  
  • Help America Vote Act
[ HB ]
HbA1c  
  • Glycosylated Hemoglobin
HBI  
  • Healthy Brain Initiative
HBPC  
  • Home Based Primary Care
HBRN  
  • Healthy Brain Research Network
[ HC ]
HCBS  
  • Home and Community-Based Services
HCC  
  • Hierarchical Condition Categories
HCFAC  
  • Health Care Fraud and Abuse Control
HCIA  
  • Health Care Innovation Award
HCPCS  
  • Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System
[ HD ]
HD  
  • Health Disparity
HDDS  
  • Hasegawa Dementia Screening Scale
HDL  
  • High Density Lipoprotein
HDL-C  
  • High Density Lipoprotein-Cholesterol
HDRS  
  • Hamilton Depression Rating Scale
[ HE ]
HEDIS  
  • Health Plan Employer Data and Information Set
[ HF ]
HFFQ  
  • Harvard Food Frequency Questionnaire
[ HH ]
HHS  
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
[ HI ]
HIPAA  
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
HIT  
  • Health Information Technology
HIV  
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus
[ HL ]
HL7  
  • Health Level Seven International
[ HM ]
HMD  
  • NAS Health and Medicine Division
HMG-CoA  
  • 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutarly-coenzyme A
HMO  
  • Health Maintenance Organization
[ HO ]
HOPE  
  • Health Outcomes Planning and Evaluation Act
[ HP ]
HPEB  
  • South Carolina Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior
[ HR ]
HR  
  • Hazard Ratio
HRA  
  • Health Risk Assessment
HRS  
  • Health and Retirement Study
HRSA  
  • HHS Health Resources and Services Administration
HRT  
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
[ HS ]
HSA  
  • Health Scientist Administrator
HSR&D  
  • Health Services Research and Development
[ HT ]
HTN  
  • Hypertension
[ HU ]
HUD  
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

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I [IA, IB, IC, ID, IE, IG, IH, IL, IM, IN, IO, IP, IQ, IR, IS]

I-AADAPT  
  • Identify and Address Alzheimer's and Dementia in Adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities through Prevention and Training
[ IA ]
IACP  
  • International Association of Chiefs of Police
IADL  
  • Instrumental Activity of Daily Living
IADRFC  
  • International Alzheimer's Disease Research Funder Consortium
IADRP  
  • International Alzheimer's Disease Research Portfolio
IAH  
  • Independence At Home
IAP  
  • Innovation Accelerator Program
[ IB ]
IBD  
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
[ IC ]
ICAD  
  • International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease
ICD  
  • International Classification of Diseases
ICF/IID  
  • Intermediate Care Facility for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities
ICRC  
  • Integrated Care Resource Center
ICRSAD  
  • International Collaborative Research Strategy for Alzheimer's Disease
[ ID ]
ID  
  • Intellectual Disability(ies)
IDD (or I/DD)  
  • Intellectual and Developmental Disability (ies)
IDEAS  
  • Imaging Dementia -- Evidence for Amyloid Scanning
[ IE ]
IEA  
  • HHS Office of Intergovernmental and External Affairs
[ IG ]
IGAP  
  • International Genomic Alzheimer's Project
[ IH ]
IHI  
  • Institute for Healthcare Improvement
IHS  
  • HHS Indian Health Service
IHSS  
  • In-Home Supportive Services
[ IL ]
IL-1B  
  • Interleukin-1beta
IL-6  
  • Interleukin-6
ILO  
  • International Labor Organization
[ IM ]
IMD  
  • Institution for Mental Diseases
IMI  
  • European Innovative Medicine Initiative
IMPACT  
  • Improvement in Memory with Plasticity-based Adaptive Cognitive Training
IMPACT Act  
  • Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act
[ IN ]
IND  
  • Investigational New Drug
INTERACT  
  • Interventions to Reduce Acute Care Transfers
[ IO ]
IOM  
  • Institute of Medicine
[ IP ]
iPSC  
  • Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell
[ IQ ]
IQ  
  • Intelligence Quotient
[ IR ]
IR  
  • Ionizing Radiation
IRAP  
  • Israeli Registry for Alzheimer's Prevention
IRB  
  • Institutional Review Board
[ IS ]
iSHARE  
  • Interprofessional Strategic Healthcare Alliance for Rural Education
ISTAART  
  • International Society to Advance Alzheimer's Research and Treatment

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J [JA, JN, JP]

J&J  
  • Johnson & Johnson
[ JA ]
JAD  
  • Journal of Alzheimer's Disease
[ JN ]
JNC VII  
  • Seventh Report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection,
    Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure
[ JP ]
JPND  
  • European Union Joint Programme - Neurodegenerative Disease Research

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K [KU]

[ KU ]
KU ADC  
  • University of Kansas Alzheimer's Disease Center

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L [LB, LD, LE, LG, LH, LN, LO, LS, LT]

[ LB ]
LBD  
  • Lewy Body Dementia
LBDA  
  • Lewy Body Dementia Association
[ LD ]
LDL  
  • Low Density Lipoprotein
[ LE ]
LEAD  
  • Leaders Engaged on Alzheimer's Disease
[ LG ]
LGBT  
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender
[ LH ]
LHHS  
  • Labor, Health & Human Servics, and Education, house bill
[ LN ]
LNESC  
  • LULAC National Educational Service Center
[ LO ]
LOAD  
  • Late-Onset Alzheimer's Disease
LOS  
  • Length of Stay
[ LS ]
LSSC  
  • Large-Scale Sequencing Center
[ LT ]
LTC  
  • Long-Term Care
LTCC  
  • Long-Term Care Commission
LTCI  
  • Long-Term Care Integration
LTCO  
  • Long-Term Care Ombudsman
LTSS  
  • Long-Term Services and Supports

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M [MA, MB, MC, MD, ME, MH, MI, ML, MM, MN, MO, MP, MR, MS, MT, MU]

M2OVE-AD  
  • Molecular Mechanisms of the Vascular Etiology of Alzheimer's Disease
[ MA ]
MA  
  • Medicare Advantage
MAC  
  • Memory Assessment Clinics
MAPT  
  • Multidomain Alzheimer Preventive Trial
[ MB ]
MB  
  • Megabyte
MBA  
  • Minnestoa Board on Aging
[ MC ]
MCBS  
  • Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey
MCD  
  • Mild Cognitive Disorder
MCI  
  • Mild Cognitive Impairment
[ MD ]
MDD  
  • Major Depressive Disorder
MDH  
  • Minnesota Department of Health
MDS  
  • Minimum Data Set
[ ME ]
MED  
  • Multiple Etiology Dementia
MEDCAC  
  • Medicare Evidence and Development Coverage Advisory Committee
MeSH  
  • Medical Subject Heading
METC  
  • Memory Evaluation and Treatment Center
[ MH ]
mhGAP  
  • Mental Health Gap Action Programme
[ MI ]
MI  
  • Mental Illness
  • Myocardial Infarction
MIPS  
  • Merit-based Incentive Payment System
MIRECC  
  • Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center
[ ML ]
MLN  
  • Medicare Learning Network
MLTSS  
  • Managed Long-Term Services and Supports
[ MM ]
MMCO  
  • CMS Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office
MMP  
  • Medicare-Medicaid Plan
MMSE  
  • Mini-Mental State Examination
[ MN ]
MNC  
  • Mild Neurocognitive disorder
[ MO ]
MOOC  
  • Massive Online Open Course
[ MP ]
MPA  
  • Medroxyprogesterone Acetate
[ MR ]
MRI  
  • Magnetic Reonance Imaging scan
MRPRA  
  • Military-Relevant, Peer-Reviewed, Alzheimer's Disease Research Program
[ MS ]
MSQ  
  • Mental Status Questionnaire
MSSP  
  • Multi-purpose Seniors Serivces Program
[ MT ]
mTICS  
  • Modified Telephone Interview for Cognitive Status
[ MU ]
MUC  
  • Measures Under Consideration
MUFA(s)  
  • Monoumsaturated Fatty Acid

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N [NA, NB, NC, ND, NE, NF, NG, NH, NI, NL, NM, NO, NP, NQ, NR, NS, NT, NY]

n4a  
  • National Association of Area Agencies on Aging
[ NA ]
NAC  
  • National Alliance for Caregiving
NACC  
  • National Alzheimer's Coordinating Center
NACDD  
  • National Association of Chronic Disease Directors
NADRC  
  • National Alzheimer's and Dementia Resource Center
NAMI  
  • National Alliance on Mental Health
NAN  
  • National Academy of Neuropsychology
NAPA  
  • National Alzheimer's Project Act
NAPCA  
  • National Asian Pacific Center on Aging
NAS  
  • National Academy of Sciences (part of NASEM)
NASDDDS  
  • National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services
NASEM  
  • National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
NASUAD  
  • National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities
NASW  
  • National Association of Social Workers
[ NB ]
NBHCAA  
  • National Brain Health Center for African Americans
NBCC  
  • National Board for Certified Counselors
NBREC  
  • National Biomedical Research Ethics Council
[ NC ]
NCATS  
  • National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences
NCBAC  
  • National Certification Board for Alzheimer Care
NCD  
  • National Clinical Director
NCEA  
  • National Center on Elder Abuse
NCEP-ATPIII  
  • National Cholesterol Education Program-3rd Adult Treatment Panel guideline
NCHS  
  • HHS / NIH National Center for Health Statistics
NCI  
  • National Cencer Institute
NCIRE  
  • Northern California Institute of Research and Education
NCLR  
  • National Council of La Raza
NCMHA  
  • National Coalition on Mental Health and Aging
NCoA  
  • National Council on Aging
NCP  
  • VA National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
NCRAD  
  • National Cell Repository for Alzheimer's Disease
NCS  
  • Neurocognitive Study
[ ND ]
NDSS  
  • National Down Syndrome Society
[ NE ]
NEA  
  • National Endowment for the Arts
[ NF ]
NF  
  • Nursing Facility
NFCSP  
  • National Family Caregiver Support Program
[ NG ]
NGO  
  • Non-Governmental Organization
[ NH ]
NHANES  
  • National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
NHATS  
  • National Health and Aging Trends Study
NHC  
  • Nursing Home Compare tool
NHCOA  
  • National Hispanic Council on Aging
NHCQS  
  • National Health Care Quality Strategy and Plan
NHGRI  
  • National Human Genome Research Institute
NHS  
  • National Health Service
NHSC  
  • Natoinal Health Service Corps
NHSN  
  • National Health Safety Network
[ NI ]
NIA  
  • HHS / NIH National Institute on Aging
NIAGADS  
  • NIA Genetics of Alzheimer's Disease Data Storage
NICHD  
  • National Instute of Child Health and Human Development
NIH  
  • HHS National Institutes of Health
NIMH  
  • HHS / NIH National Institutes of Mental Health
NIMHD  
  • National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities
NINCDS  
  • National Institute of Neurological and Communicative Disorders and Stroke (now NINDS)
NINCDS-ADRDA  
  • National Institute of Neurological and Communicative Disorders and Stroke-Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association
NINDS  
  • HHS / NIH National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
NINR  
  • National Institute of Nursing Research
NIRB-ND  
  • National Institutional Review Board for Neurodegenerative Disease
[ NL ]
NLRC  
  • National Legal Resource Center
[ NM ]
NMDA  
  • N-methyl-D-asparate
[ NO ]
NOPR  
  • National Oncologic PET Registry
NORC  
  • National Ombudsman Resource Center
NOTEGA  
  • National Organization To Stop Elder Abuse and Guardianship Abuse
[ NP ]
NPA  
  • Nominated Principal Applicant
NPE  
  • Normal Pressure Encephalitis
NPRM  
  • Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
NPS  
  • Neuropsychiatric Symptoms
[ NQ ]
NQF  
  • National Quality Forum
[ NR ]
NREPP  
  • National Registry of Effective Programs and Practices
[ NS ]
NS  
  • Not Statistically significant
NSAID  
  • Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflemmatory Drug
NSF  
  • National Science Foundation
NSLTCP  
  • National Study of Long-Term Care Places
NSOC  
  • National Study of Caregiving
NSRCF  
  • National Survey of Residential Care Facilities
[ NT ]
NTG  
  • National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices
[ NY ]
NYSDOH  
  • New York State Department of Health
NYSOFA  
  • New York State Office for the Aging
NYU  
  • New York University
NYUCI  
  • New York University Caregiver Intervention program

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O [OA, OB, OC, OD, OE, OG, OL, OM, ON, OP, OR, OS, OT, OW]

[ OA ]
OA  
  • CFPB Office for Older Americans
OAA  
  • Older Americans Act
OAC  
  • Older Adult Committee
OAR  
  • HHS / NIH Office of AIDS Research
OASH  
  • HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health
[ OB ]
OBRA  
  • Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act
[ OC ]
OCR  
  • HHS Office of Civil Rights
OCVAP  
  • Orange County Vital Aging Program
[ OD ]
OD  
  • HHS / ACL Office on Disability
[ OE ]
OECD  
  • Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
[ OG ]
OGA  
  • HHS Office of Global Affairs
[ OL ]
OLTCOP  
  • ACL Office of Long-Term Care Ombudsmen Programs
[ OM ]
OMAR  
  • HHS / NIH Office of Medical Applications of Research
OMB  
  • U.S. Office of Management and Budget
[ ON ]
ONC  
  • HHS Office of the National Coordinator of Health Information Technology
ONDCP  
  • WH Office of National Drug Control Policy
[ OP ]
OPM  
  • U.S. Office of Personnel Management
[ OR ]
OR  
  • Odds Ratio
ORC  
  • Online Resource Center
ORD  
  • VA Office of Research and Development
[ OS ]
OSG  
  • HHS Office of the Surgeon General
OSTP  
  • WH Office of Science and Technology Policy
[ OT ]
OTC  
  • Over-The-Counter
[ OW ]
OWH  
  • HHS / HRSA Office on Women's Health

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P [PA, PC, PD, PE, PF, PH, PM, PP, PQ, PR, PS, PT, PU, PV, PW]

[ PA ]
PA  
  • Principal Applicant
PAA  
  • Purple Angel Ambassador
PACE  
  • Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly
PACT  
  • Patient Aligned Care Team
PADRECC  
  • Parkinson's Disease Research, Education, and Clinical Center
PAL  
  • Paired Associates Learning
PASRR  
  • Pre-Admission Screening and Resident Review
[ PC ]
PCA  
  • Posterior Cortical Atrophy
PCORI  
  • Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
PCP  
  • Person-Centered Plans
  • Primary Care Provider
PCPI  
  • Physician's Consortium for Performance Improvement
PCT  
  • Primary Care Trust
[ PD ]
PD  
  • Parkinson's Disease
PDD  
  • Parkinson's Disease Dementia
[ PE ]
PET  
  • Positron Emission Tomography
[ PF ]
PFEC  
  • Patient and Family Engagement Campaign
PFS  
  • Physicians Fee Schedule
[ PH ]
PHN  
  • Public Health Nurse
PHR  
  • Personal Health Record
PhRMA  
  • Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
PHSA  
  • Public Health Service Act
[ PM ]
PMA  
  • Prepare Minnesota for Alzheimer's Disease
  • Primary Mental Abilities
[ PP ]
PPA  
  • Primary Progressive Aphasia
PPHM  
  • Preferred Population Health Management
PPP  
  • Public Private Partnership
PPRN  
  • Patient-Powered Research Network
PPS  
  • Palliative Performance Scale
[ PQ ]
PQRS  
  • Physician Quality Reporting System
[ PR ]
PRARP  
  • Peer Reviewed Alzheimer's Research Program
PRC  
  • Prevention Research Center
PreDIVA  
  • Prevention of Dementia by Intensive Vascular Care
PRIDE  
  • Paramedic Referrals for Increased Independence and Decreased Disability in the Elderly
PRO  
  • Patient Reported Outcome
Project ECHO  
  • Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes Project
[ PS ]
PSP  
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
PSPC  
  • Patient Safety and Clinical Pharmacy Services Collaborative
[ PT ]
PTSD  
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
[ PU ]
PUFA  
  • Polyunsaturated Fally Acid
[ PV ]
PVD  
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
[ PW ]
PwD (or PWD)  
  • People Living with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias
  • People (or Persons) with Dementia

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Q [QI, QO]

Q4  
  • Fourth Quarter (other quarters would be Q1, Q2, Q3)
[ QI ]
QI  
  • Quality Improvement
QIO  
  • Quality Improvement Organization
[ QO ]
QOF  
  • Quality Outcomes Framework

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R [RA, RC, RD, RE, RF, RI, RN, RO, RR, RV]

R2P  
  • Research to Prevention
[ RA ]
RA2  
  • ResearchersAgainstAlzheimer's
[ RC ]
RCDC  
  • Research, Condition, and Disease Categories
RCI  
  • Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving
RCMAR  
  • Resource Center for Minority Aging Research
RCT  
  • Randomized Clinical Trial
  • Randomized Controlled Trial
[ RD ]
RDAD  
  • Reducing Disability in Alzheimer's Disease
RDS  
  • Research Down Syndrome
[ RE ]
REACH  
  • Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer's Caregiver Health
REACH VA  
  • Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer's Caregiver Health in VA
REAL  
  • Responsible for Equality And Liberty
RERI  
  • Relative Excess Risk from Interaction
[ RF ]
RFA  
  • Request for Application
RFI  
  • Request for Information
RFP  
  • Request for Proposal
[ RI ]
RIALA  
  • Rhode Island Assisted Living Association
RIGEC  
  • Rhode Island Geriatric Education Center
RITT  
  • Rural Interdisciplinary Team Training
[ RN ]
RN  
  • Registered Nurse
RNA  
  • Ribonucleic Acid
[ RO ]
ROAR  
  • Recruiting Older Adults into Research
[ RR ]
RR  
  • Relative Risk
RR&D  
  • Rehabilitation Research and Development
[ RV ]
RVLT  
  • Rey Auditory Verbal Learning Test

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S [SA, SB, SC, SD, SE, SF, SG, SH, SI, SM, SN, SO, SP, SS, ST, SW, SY]

[ SA ]
SAMHSA  
  • HHS Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
SAR  
  • Socially-Assistive Robot
SASH  
  • Support and Services at Home
[ SB ]
SBIR  
  • Small Business Innovation Research
SBP  
  • Systolic Blood Pressure
SBT  
  • Short Blessed Test
[ SC ]
SCOPE  
  • Study on Cognition and Prognosis in the Elderly
[ SD ]
SD  
  • Standard Deviation
SDM  
  • Supported Decision Making
SDMT  
  • Symbol Digit Modalities Test
[ SE ]
SE  
  • Standard Error
SEAR  
  • South East Asia Region
SEB  
  • Syndrom of the Emotional Breakdown
SERM  
  • Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulator
SES  
  • Socioeconomic Status
[ SF ]
SF-36  
  • Medical Outcomes Study 36-item Short Form Health Survey
SFA  
  • Saturated Fatty Acid
[ SG ]
SGE  
  • Special Government Employee
[ SH ]
SHA  
  • Strategic Health Authorities
SHEP  
  • Systolic Hypertension in the Elderly Program
SHIP  
  • State Health Insurance Program
[ SI ]
SI  
  • Special Initiative
SIP  
  • Special Interest Project
SIS  
  • Six-Item Screener
[ SM ]
SMP  
  • Senior Medicare Patrol
[ SN ]
SNF  
  • Skilled Nursing Facility
SNM  
  • Society of Nuclear Medicine
SNP  
  • Single-Nucleotide Polymorphism
  • Special Needs Plan
[ SO ]
SOFA  
  • New York State Office for Aging
[ SP ]
SPARK  
  • Strategic Partnership for Advancing Research and Knowledge
SPMSQ  
  • Short Portable Mental Status Questionnaire
[ SS ]
SSA  
  • U.S. Social Security Administration
SSDI  
  • Social Security Disability Insurance
SSI  
  • Supplemental Security Income
SSS  
  • Specialized Supportive Services
[ ST ]
STAI  
  • State Trait Anxiety Inventory
STAR  
  • Staff Training in Assisted Living Residences
STMS  
  • Short Test of Mental Status
STTR  
  • Small Business Technology Transfer
[ SW ]
SWHR  
  • Society for Women's Health Research
[ SY ]
Syst-Eur  
  • Systolic Hypertension in Europe trial

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T [TA, TB, TC, TE, TF, TH, TI, TN, TO, TR]

[ TA ]
TAP  
  • Tailoring Activities for Persons with Dementia and Caregivers
TAVR  
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement
[ TB ]
TBI  
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
[ TC ]
TCE  
  • Targeted Capacity Expansion
TCPI  
  • Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative
[ TE ]
TEAM-AD  
  • Trial of vitamin E And Memantine in Alzheimer's Disease
TEP  
  • Technical Expert Panel
[ TF ]
TFAM  
  • Transcription Fractor A, Mitochondrial
[ TH ]
THP  
  • Tribal Health Program
[ TI ]
TIA  
  • Transient Ischemic Attack
TICS  
  • Telephone Interview for Cognitive Status
TICS-m  
  • Telephone Interview for Cognitive Status-modified version
[ TN ]
TNK1  
  • Tyrosine Kinase, Non-recptor 1
[ TO ]
ToP  
  • Technology of Participation
[ TR ]
TRC-PAD  
  • Trial-Ready Cohort for Preclinical/Prodromal Alzheimer's Disease
Trials A/B  
  • Trail Making Test Part A/B
Trials B  
  • Trail Making Test Part B
TRND  
  • Therapeutics for Rare and Neglected Diseases

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U [UC, UK, UM, UR, US, UT, UW]

[ UC ]
UCLA  
  • University of California, Los Angeles
UCSF  
  • University of California, San Francisco
[ UK ]
UK  
  • United Kingdom
[ UM ]
UM  
  • University of Michigan
[ UR ]
URC  
  • University Research Company
URI  
  • University of Rhode Island
[ US ]
US (or U.S.)  
  • United States
UsA2  
  • UsAgainstAlzheimer's
USPSTF  
  • U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
[ UT ]
UTI  
  • Urinary Tract Infection
[ UW ]
UWS  
  • University of the West of Scotland

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V [VA, VB, VC, VD, VH, VP, VR]

[ VA ]
VA  
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (previously the U.S. Veterans Administration)
VAD  
  • Vascular Alzheimer's Disease
VALA  
  • Virginia Assisted Living Association
VAMC  
  • VA Medical Center
VAS  
  • Alzheimer's Disease/Vascular Interaction
  • Visual Analogue Scale
[ VB ]
VBID  
  • Value-Based Insurance Design
[ VC ]
VCI/D  
  • Vascular Cognitive Impairment/Dementia
VCID  
  • Vascular contributions to Cognitive Impairment and Dementia
[ VD ]
VD-HCBS  
  • Veteran-Directed Home and Community-Based Services
[ VH ]
VHA  
  • Veterans Health Administration
[ VP ]
VP  
  • Vascular Pathology
[ VR ]
VRT  
  • Visual Reproduction Test (immediate and delayed recall) from the Wechsler Memory Scale

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W [WA, WD, WE, WF, WG, WH, WM, WR, WV, WW]

[ WA ]
WAIS  
  • Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale
WAIS-R  
  • Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-Revised
[ WD ]
WDC  
  • World Dementia Council
[ WE ]
WES  
  • Whole Exome Sequencing
[ WF ]
WF  
  • Word Fluency Test
WFCC  
  • World Federation for Culture Collections
WFN  
  • World Federation of Neurology
[ WG ]
WGS  
  • Whole Genome Sequencing
[ WH ]
WH
  • White House
WHCOA  
  • White House Conference on Aging
WHO  
  • World Health Organization
[ WM ]
WMD  
  • Weighted Mean Difference
WMS  
  • Wechsler Memory Scale
WMS-R  
  • Wechsler Memory Scale-Revised
[ WR ]
WRAP  
  • Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer's Prevention
[ WV ]
WV CARES  
  • West Virginia Coordinated Action, Response, Education and Support
[ WW ]
WW-ADNI  
  • World Wide Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative

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X

None at this time.

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Y [YM, YO]

[ YM ]
YMAA  
  • Youth Movement Against Alzheimer's
[ YO ]
YOAD  
  • Younger-Onset Alzheimer's Disease

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Z

None at this time.

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In addition to the NAPA website pages, acronyms have been used from:

  1. Williams JW, Plassman BL, Burke J, et al. (April 2010). Preventing Alzheimer's Disease and Cognitive Decline. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (Evidence Reports/Technology Assessments, No. 193).

 


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