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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.


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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To access the planner and other CPD Solutions, go to the My CIMA area of the website and follow the log-on instructions.
The experiences of organisations such as Barclays, PKF and Scottish Power provided insights into how to: integrate CPD delivery into existing training and development frameworks; encourage individuals to take responsibility for their own development; support employees with a range of flexible CPD solutions: and recognise the added value that competent individuals offer.