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CAPS

Abbreviation for:
Coronary Arrhythmia Pilot Study  
cleaved amplified polymorphic sequence, see there

Coronary Arrhythmia Pilot Study. A trial which evaluated the effect of anti-arrhythmic therapy on survival in patients with nonsustained ventricular tachycardia and premature ventricular contractions.

Conclusion
The benefits were minimal with increased risk of late sudden death.

CAPS

Cardiology A clinical trial–Coronary Arrhythmia Pilot Study which evaluated the effect of antiarrhythmic therapy on survival in Pts with nonsustained ventricular tachycardia and PVCs

caps

Abbreviation for capsule Drug slang
1. Crack.
2. Capsules, pills in general.
3. Heroin, see there.
4. Psilocybin/psilocin.

CAPS

Consumers Advancing Patient Safety.
References in classic literature ?
He wore what appeared to be a woolen cap, and, still more alarming, of a most sanguinary red.
One was Gill o' the Red Cap, one the tattered stranger in scarlet, and one Adam o' the Dell of Tamworth Town.
The sweet scents of the summer night rose all around him, and rose, as the rain falls, impartially, on the dusty, ragged, and toil-worn group at the fountain not far away; to whom the mender of roads, with the aid of the blue cap without which he was nothing, still enlarged upon his man like a spectre, as long as they could bear it.
Mike looked at his cap, and looked at the floor, and looked at the ceiling, and looked at the clerk, and even looked at me, before beginning to reply in a nervous manner, "We've dressed him up like--" when my guardian blustered out:
A man entered, also wearing an astrakhan cap and dressed in a long overcoat.
Before the first stroke had died away, Sandy Jim had loosed his plane and was reaching his jacket; Wiry Ben had left a screw half driven in, and thrown his screwdriver into his tool-basket; Mum Taft, who, true to his name, had kept silence throughout the previous conversation, had flung down his hammer as he was in the act of lifting it; and Seth, too, had straightened his back, and was putting out his hand towards his paper cap.
Then he put on her clothes, dressed himself in her cap laid himself in bed and drew the curtains.
The spherical cap of the small cone is of platinum, so as not to melt by the action of the cylinder and blow-pipe, for the latter are placed upon the bottom of the iron tank in the midst of the helicoidal spiral, and the extremity of their flame will slightly touch the cap in question.
The German laughed, came out of the cowshed, pulled off his cap, and waving it above his head cried:
It was a pretty picture to see this little lady in white muslin unfastening the widow's cap from her more majestic sister, and tossing it on to a chair.
Aunt Plenty was too absorbed in the dinner to have an eye for anything else; if she had not been, she would have seen what an effect her new cap produced upon the boys.
Noah stopped to make no reply, but started off at his fullest speed; and very much it astonished the people who were out walking, to see a charity-boy tearing through the streets pell-mell, with no cap on his head, and a clasp-knife at his eye.