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public display of affection

A physical act of intimacy between a romantic couple done in the view of others. Often shortened to the abbreviation "PDA." I really wish you didn't have such a hang-up over public displays of affection—no one cares if we have a quick kiss out in the open! When we go out, my girlfriend is always trying to hold my hand or kiss me, even though she knows that any public display of affection makes me uncomfortable. I don't mind PDAs in general, but teenagers take it way too far.
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In our study, there were few cases, when snare was used to track the exchange wire from aorta into PA across PDA as attempts from pulmonary artery were unsuccessful.
Separately, the PDA will pay Rs1.8 billion to the Wapda, Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited and Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited for relocating their installations.
'Despite the operation of the PDA for almost 20 years, the Fourth District of the Province of Camarines Sur has the highest poverty incidence level compared with other districts of the province, and has a higher poverty-incidence compared to the average for the entire Bicol region,' the MO said.
Way back when he was governor from 2004 to 2013, Villafuerte said CamSur folk have already been clamoring for PDA's abolition, given that it has contributed to the multibillion-peso hemorrhage of taxpayers money being squandered on NPAs.
Do we need a femoral artery route for transvenous PDA closure in children with ADO-1.
Tumor-related pancreatitis can occur by ductal obstruction due to PDA, which may result in pseudocyst formation.
Most commonly, PDA (also called demand-driven acquisition; DDA) is the model whereby a publisher or ebook aggregator provides the library with free access to a pool of ebooks that, after having been discovered and receiving substantial use, are automatically purchased by the library, usually seamlessly.
PDA's total assets of approximately USD 5.5 m on the acquisition date includes a 13% equity interest in Rosales in which the company owns a 35% equity investment, which was acquired in 2014.
Data of 250 patients who underwent patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) closure either surgical or trans-catheter closure using SHSMA Occluder having weight >5 kg from April 2012 to October 2015 were included in this study.
Polydiacetylenes (PDA) have an alternating ene-yne backbone structure [5-7].10,12-pentacosadiyonic acid (PCDA)(CH3(CH2)11C=C-C=C(CH2)8COOH), a frequently used DA monomer in PDA chemistry, was employed in our study.If PDAs are prepared under optimal conditions, they normally display a blue color with a lmax = ~640 nm [8].
Background: Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) is one of the most common congenital heart diseases and began to get treated by transcatheter occlusion since 1997 in China.
The clinical spectrum of presentation of a Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA) in adult may range from no sign and symptom which is incidentally found on routine physical exam or Transthoracic Echocardiogram (TTE) for other purposes, to patients who present with dyspnea, cardiac failure, pulmonary hypertension, endocarditis, atrial fibrillation, or pneumonia (1).
"The demand for the consumer to, I guess, manage their life through their mobile device and their insurance policy, buying a policy and making changes to their policy is the next logical step," said Tom Slimak, Chief Business Development Officer for Property Damage Appraisers (PDA).
Learning was supported through use of PDAs in place of traditional text references; students viewed PDAs as beneficial resources in the provision of care; PDA use prompted reflection and triggered important need-learning connections; orientation to the use of PDAs promoted positive student attitudes; and use of PDAs helped meet nursing informatics curricular requirements.
AS summer time comes and thoughts turn to home improvements, the Painting and Decorating Association (PDA) is reminding householders in Huddersfield of the benefits of selecting a member of the trade body to carry out works, to ensure a quality finish.