4 SYMBOLS AND ABBREVIATIONS

The following symbols and abbreviations are used in this Part of the DICOM Standard.

ACR American College of Radiology

ASCII American Standard Code for Information Interchange

AE Application Entity

ANSI American National Standards Institute

CDS Clinical Decision Support

CEN TC251 Comité Européen de Normalisation -Technical Committee 251 - Medical Informatics

Chest CAD Computer-Aided Detection and/or Computer-Aided Diagnosis for chest radiography

DICOM Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine

DIMSE DICOM Message Service Element

DIMSE-C DICOM Message Service Element-Composite

DIMSE-N DICOM Message Service Element-Normalized

HL7 Health Level 7

IE Information Entity

IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

IOD Information Object Definition

IS Information System

ISO International Standards Organization

JIRA Japan Industries Association of Radiological Systems

JPIP JPEG 2000 Interactive Protocol

MAR Medication Administration Record

NEMA National Electrical Manufacturers Association

OSI Open Systems Interconnection

SCP Service Class Provider

SCU Service Class User

SOP Service-Object Pair

UID Unique Identifier