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PIADPembina Institute for Appropriate Development (Canada)
PIADPlasma-Ion Assisted Deposition
PIADPsychic Interactive Advice (website)
PIADPurgeable Instrument Access Door (Sealed Door for Instruments and Panel Mounted Displays)
PIADPrevention of Infant Abandonment and Deinstitutionalization (Georgia)
PIADPhotoelectron Intensity Angular Distribution
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The PIAD system used in this study was an APS-904 type machine (Leybold, Germany).
3] films prepared by PIAD presented good surface features.
To be accredited, publications are required to submit to PIAD certified true copy of securities and exchange commission, mayor's permit, internal revenue certificate of registration, and by laws and general information sheet, among others.
The aim of this study was to compare simultaneously the psychometric properties of the PIADS and CCMS in older adults with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee.
The PIADS was originally developed to measure the effect of glasses and contact lenses on quality of life in college students.
PIADS is a 26-item questionnaire that measures the psychosocial impact of an intervention using an assistive device in three quality-of-life domains: competence, adaptability, and self-esteem (Jutai & Day, 2002).
He and his colleagues used PIADS to assess the psychosocial impact of CCTV usage on a cohort of 36 patients annually for the first three years following their adoption of the devices.
Abbreviations: ADL = activity of daily living, AT = assistive technology, ATD = assistive technology device, ATD-PA = Assistive Technology Device Predisposition Assessment, CWRU = Case Western Reserve University, FES = functional electrical stimulation, IRB = institutional review board, MHMC = Metro-Health Medical Center, PIADS = Psychosocial Impact of Assistive Devices Scale, QOL = quality of life, SCI = spinal cord injury, SIP = Sickness Impact Profile, UTI = urinary tract infection, VA = Department of Veterans Affairs.
The number of self-identified mobility goals achieved and results from the predriving assessments, PIDA, NASATLX, QUEST, and PIADS were tabulated.
The PIADS examined the impact of assistive device use on subjective well-being.