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There are only two instances in which you may use the abbreviation for a word in your title or subtitle: first, if the abbreviation is more easily recognized than the full name; second, if spelling out the full name would take too much space. 

Information from: Iverson, C, Christiansen, S, Flanagin, A, et al; AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors. 10th ed. New York, New York: Oxford University Press, Inc.; 2007.

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