PDA

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AcronymDefinition
PDAPersonal Digital Assistant (electronic handheld information device)
PDAPublic Display of Affection
PDAPersonal Data Assistant
PDAProgressive Democrats of America
PDAPennsylvania Dental Association
PDAPatent Ductus Arteriosus
PDAPregnancy Discrimination Act
PDAPlace des Arts (Montreal cultural centre)
PDAPinoy Dream Academy (TV show)
PDAPayday Advance Loan
PDAPathological Demand Avoidance (Syndrome)
PDAPolo Democratico Alternativo (Spanish: Alternative Democratic Pole; Colombia)
PDAParenteral Drug Association (now the International Association for Pharmaceutical Science and Technology)
PDAPancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma (cancer)
PDAPotato Dextrose Agar
PDAProperty Damage Appraisers (various locations)
PDAProcess Data Acquisition
PDAPresbyterian Disaster Assistance (religious aid)
PDAPanic Disorder with Agoraphobia
PDAPriority Development Area
PDAPlayers Development Academy (sports; various locations)
PDAPatron-Driven Acquisition (e-book purchasing model; libraries)
PDAProfessional Development Awards (various organizations)
PDAPartito d'Azione (Italian political party)
PDAPublic Display Authority (UK)
PDAProject on Defense Alternatives (Cambridge, MA)
PDAPersonal Digital Assistant
PDAPartial Dial Abandon
PDAPersonal Delivery Assistant
PDAPort Deactivation
PDAParameter Data Assembler
PDAPublic Display Assistant
PDAPhased Disassembly Array
PDAPartei Der Arbeit (Suisse Socialist Party)
PDAPennsylvania Department of Agriculture
PDAProfessional Development Activity (various organizations)
PDAProfessional Development Academy (various locations)
PDAPainting and Decorating Association (Warwickshire, UK)
PDAPreliminary Damage Assessment (American Red Cross; aka Windshield Survey)
PDAPolicy Development and Advocacy (various organizations)
PDAPortable Digital Assistant
PDAProtected Disclosures Act (New Zealand)
PDAPile Driving Analyzer
PDAPhoto-Diode Array
PDAPosterior Descending Artery
PDAProfessional Development Assignment (higher education)
PDAPast Doctor Adventure (Doctor Who novel)
PDAPhase Doppler Anemometry
PDAPublic Disclosure Act (various locations)
PDAProduct Development Associates (various locations)
PDAPush-Down Automata (theory of computation)
PDAPersistent Ductus Arteriosus (cardiology)
PDAPrivate Detective Agency (various locations)
PDAPretty Damn Amazing
PDAProgram for Deaf Adults (New York)
PDAPublic Development Authority
PDAPhilippine Dental Association
PDAProject Development Agreement
PDAPersonal Development Activity
PDAProbabilistic Data Association (algorithm for detecting radar target in clutter)
PDAP-Day
PDAPublic Defender Agency (Alaska)
PDAProbabilistic Data Association
PDAProforma Disbursement Account (shipping)
PDAPhysical Disability Agency
PDAProduction Data Acquisition
PDAPayroll Deduction Authorization (various organizations)
PDAPartial Discharge Analyzer (various companies)
PDAPower Distribution Assembly (Canadian, Australian and New Zealand Armies)
PDAPole Dance America
PDAProgressive Democratic Alliance (British Columbia)
PDAProperty Damage Accident
PDAPopulation & Community Development Association
PDAPeople's Democratic Alliance (Sierra Leone)
PDAProduction Design Associates
PDAPueblo Depot Activity (US Army)
PDAParental Discretion Advised
PDAPersonal Data Access
PDAPersonal Database Application
PDAPositive Deviance Approach (behavioral health)
PDAPersonal Display of Affection
PDAPitch Detection Algorithm (digital recording)
PDAProfessional Development Alliance
PDAPotash Development Association (York, UK)
PDAPreference Disaggregation Approach (decision theory)
PDAPersonal Deposit Account
PDAProstate Ductal Adenocarcinoma (rare form of prostate cancer)
PDAProfessional Detective Agency (various locations)
PDAPropane Deasphalting
PDAPhotonic Design Automation
PDAPercent Defective Allowable
PDAPsychopharmacologic Drugs Advisory (US FDA)
PDAProduction Data Area
PDAPremature Descent Alert (FAA TAWS)
PDAPersonal Digital Aide (electronic memo pad)
PDAProject on Death in America
PDAParameter Data Area
PDAPhysical Device Address
PDAPretty Damn Arrogant
PDAPhysical Display of Affection
PDAPredetermined Attendance (UK Fire Service)
PDAPrivate Display of Affection
PDAPersonal Delivery Assistant (gaming)
PDAPost-Deflection Acceleration
PDAPost-Delivery Availability
PDAPotential Development Area
PDAPreliminary Design Approval
PDAPhysical Disability Appeal
PDAPrivate Doctors of Australia
PDAPerry Davis Associates
PDAPercentage of Defectives Allowable
PDAPacket Downlink Assignment (GPRS)
PDAPredetermined Arc
PDAPhase Doppler Analysis
PDAPreliminary Design Audit
PDAPreventive Dental Assistant
PDAProgram Decision Authority
PDAPlanning and Decision Aid
PDAPhoton Detector Assembly
PDAPhased Disassembly Array (Homework-PC game)
PDAPressurized Docking Adapter
PDAPreliminary Design Assessment
PDAPhillips, DiPisa and Associates
PDAPreliminary Design Acceptance
PDAProperty Disposal Agent
PDAProcurement Defense Agency
PDAPrivate Detectives Association (Massachusetts and New Jersey)
PDAProfessional Decorative Artisans (Florida)
PDAProbability Decision Analysis
PDAPackaging and Design Association, Europe
PDAPerdiemazing (TDY) system
PDAProgrammable Device Array
PDAPrincipal Development Activity/Agency
PDAPrimary Docking Adapter (International Space Station)
PDAProperty Disposal Account
PDAPost-Detection Amplifier
PDAProcedure Departure Authorization
PDAPrioritized Defended Asset
PDAPolish Diabetes Association
PDAParticipant-Directed Retirement Account
PDAPhysical Demand Assessment
PDAPublic Disturbance Agency (gaming)
PDAPeriod-Doubling Analysis
PDAPrincipal Design Activity
PDAPortfolio Design Analysis
References in periodicals archive ?
The Positive Deviance approach was first operationalized and applied in programming in the field by Jerry and Monique Sternin through their work with save the children in Vietnam in the 1990s (Khatoon, Ambreen, Shaifique and Sternin, 2002).
The Positive Deviance Approach to Improve Household Practice for Better Newborn and Maternal Health Outcomes in Haripur, Pakistan." Operations Manual Saving Newborn Lives.
By identifying individuals who have found a way to achieve a desirable outcome in spite of adversity, and discovering their uncommon and replicable practices, the positive deviance approach presents an innovative, inside-out approach to solve complex problems [11-13].
In contrast, the few studies using the positive deviance approach in obesity [16, 43, 61] have a longer time interval between eliciting findings and intervention in the community.
Applying the positive deviance approach in health communication," Health Communication, vol.
Saraiva da Silva, "The positive deviance approach to change nutrition behavior: a systematic review," Revista Panamericana de Salud Publica, vol.
(15.) Marsh DR and Schroeder DG, The positive deviance approach to improve health outcomes: experience and evidence from the field--preface, Food and Nutrition Bulletin, 2002, 23(4 Suppl.):3-6.
Applied in the business world, the Positive Deviance Approach delivers quick gains, collaboration and confidence within the organization.
The Positive Deviance approach holds important implications for U.S.
Protecting children from exploitation and trafficking: Using the Positive Deviance approach in Uganda and Indonesia.
There have been several positive deviance approach projects implemented in India with the objective of improving child feeding and rearing practices.
These interventions need to be at the household level using positive deviance approach and behavioural change communication strategies.