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 [sit´rāt, si´trāt]
any anionic form, salt, or ester of citric acid.
citrate phosphate dextrose (CPD) a solution containing citric acid, sodium citrate, monobasic sodium phosphate, and dextrose that is the primary anticoagulant used for preservation of whole blood or red blood cells for up to 21 days. The official USP name is anticoagulant citrate phosphate dextrose solution.
citrate phosphate dextrose adenine (CPDA-1) an anticoagulant solution, containing citric acid, sodium citrate, monobasic sodium phosphate, dextrose, and adenine, used for the preservation of whole blood and red blood cells for up to 35 days; it extends red cell survival by providing adenine needed for the maintenance of red cell ATP levels. The official USP name is anticoagulant citrate phosphate dextrose adenine solution.
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Abbreviation for cephalopelvic disproportion.
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Abbreviation for:
calcium pyrophosphate deposition
carboxypeptidase D
central performance drop
cephalopelvic disproportion
chronic peritoneal dialysis
chronic protein deprivation
chronic pulmonary disease
cigarettes per day
citrate phosphate dextrose
congenital polycystic disease
contagious pustular dermatitis
continuous peritoneal dialysis
continuous professional development (Medspeak-UK)
cost per discharge
cumulative population doublings
cycles per degree
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Cephalopelvic disproportion (CPD)

The condition in which the baby's head is too large to fit through the mother's pelvis.
Mentioned in: Cesarean Section
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(JSMU Faculty) One of the participants mentioned that CME and CPD through e-learning were relevant to renew information, and to deliver the services effectively.
stressed the importance of making CPD units to be 'outcomes based' or dependent on the academic or skills achievements of professionals so it will be fair.
But you don't have to use our tool--you can keep track of your CPD in a spreadsheet or Word document, whatever works for you--the important thing is that you must record it in some way.
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The intention behind CPD sampling is not to police registrants, but to encourage a culture in which members will naturally engage in CPD and take ownership of their own learning and development.
The journal questionnaire has been a popular and successful method for members to use as part of their CPD points' activities with between 900 and 1000 submissions received for each edition of the journal.
Paired-samples test of microtropic eyes and non-microtropic eyes showed significant differences at spatial frequencies of 3, 12, and 18 cpd (3 cpd: t=2.8, p=0.007; 12 cpd: t=2.2, p=0.033; 18 cpd: t=2.2, p=0.030) (Figure 2, Figure 3A, 3B, 3C, 3D), but there was no significant difference at 6 cpd (6 cpd, t=1.1 p=0.261).
The report calls out CPD co-chairmen Michael McMurray - who reportedly made a donation to Clinton's campaign on the day she announced last year - and Frank Fahrenkopf for his donations to the Republican National Committee and to candidates John McCain and George W.
What is important is that real or perceived barriers to engage with CPD activities must be overcome.
* Submit a profile via email or post (which must be your own work and supported by evidence) which explains how the CPD you have done meets the HCPC's Standards of CPD.
The company's CPD business serves communications, mobile computing, industrial, automotive and battery industries.
Between their busy practice, demanding call coverage, and desire to keep administration and patients pleased, urologists also have to find time for continuous professional development (CPD).