A&A Ayrshire and Arran
ACQ (6) Asthma Control Questionnaire
ACP Activated Clotting Time
ACT Asthma Control Test
AF Atrial Fibrillation
AHP Allied Healthcare Professional
ANA Anti-Nuclear Antibodies
ANCA Anti-Neutrophil Cytoplasm Antibodies
ANP  Advanced Nurse Practitioner
ARDs Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
BMI Body Mass Index
BNF British National Formulary
BTS British Thoracic Society
CAT Computerized Axial Tomography
CF Cystic Fibrosis
CO2 Carbon dioxide
COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
CRP C-reactive protein
CSH Centre for Sustainable Health
CXR Chest X-ray
DEXA Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry
DPI Dry Powder Inhaler
DTaP Diptheria-Tetanus-Pertussis Vaccine
ECG Electrocardiogram
ERS European Respiratory Society
EU European Union
FBC Full blood count
FeNO Fractionated Exhaled Nitric oxide
FEV1 Forced Expiratory Volume in 1 Second
FV Forth Valley
FVC Forced Vital Capacity
GGC Greater Glasgow and Clyde
GOLD Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease
GP General Practitioner
GWI Global Water Intelligence
GWP Global Warming Potential
HFA Hydrofluoroalkane
HIS Healthcare Improvement Scotland
HSCP Health and Social Care Partnership
ICS Inhaled Corticosteroids
ILD Interstitial Lung Disease
IPF Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
IT Information Technology
ITU Intensive Therapy Unit
ISD Information Services Division
LABA Long-Acting Beta Agonist
LAMA Long-Acting Muscarinic Antagonist
LRA Leukotriene receptor antagonists
MAB Monoclonal antibody
MART Maintenance and Reliever Therapy
MCN Managed Clinical Network
MCR Medicines Care and Review
MDI/pMDI Metered-Dose Inhaler (pressurised)
MRC Medical Research Council - breathlessness scale
NCDs Non-communicable Diseases
NHS National Health Service
NICE National Institute for Health and Social Care Excellence
NRAD National Review of Asthma Deaths
NTM Nontuberculous Mycobacterial
OCS Oral corticosteroids
PFTs Pulmonary Function Tests
PIS Prescribing Information System
PRISMS Prescribing Information System for Scotland
QI Quality Improvement
RAST RadioAllergosorbent Test
RCGP Royal College of General Practitioners
SABA Short Acting Beta Agonists
SAMA Short-Acting Muscarinic Antagonist
SAPG Scottish Antimicrobial Prescribing group
Sats Saturations (Oxygen)
SIGN BTS Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network/British Thoracic Society
SMC Scottish Medicines Consortium
SPC Summary of Product Characteristics
STU Scottish Therapeutics Utility
TFT Thyroid Function Test
U and Es Urea and Electrolytes
VBA Very Brief Advice
WHO World Health Organisation