AHP allied health professional
A Local Information System for Scotland
BLF British Lung Foundation
BMJ British Medical Journal
BNP B-type natriuretic peptide
BP blood pressure
BRAN benefits, risks, alternatives, nothing
CHSS Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland
CMHT community mental health team
COVID-19 coronavirus disease 2019
CRP C-reactive protein
CSUA chronic spontaneous urticaria ± angiodema 
CTPA computed tomography pulmonary angiogram
CXR chest X-ray
ECG electrocardiogram
Echo echocardiogram
eNO exhaled nitric oxide
FBC full blood count
GI gastrointestinal
GP general practitioner
GPN general practice nurse
HIS Healthcare Improvement Scotland
HR heart rate
HRCT high-resolution computed tomography
hs troponin high-sensitivity troponin
ICS inhaled corticosteroids
LFT liver function test
MCAS mast cell activation syndrome
MDT multidisciplinary team
MI myocardial infarction
NICE National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
NT-ProBNP N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide
PCR polymerase chain reaction
PFT pulmonary function test
PoTS postural tachycardia syndrome
PPPD persistent postural perceptual dizziness
RCGP The Royal College of General Practitioners
RR respiratory rate
SARS-CoV-2 severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2
SIGN Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network
SOB shortness of breath
SpO2 the fraction of oxygen-saturated haemoglobin relative to total haemoglobin in the blood
TFT thyroid function test
TSH thyroid stimulating hormone
U&E urea and electrolytes