VAD

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AcronymDefinition
VADVoice Activity Detection
VADVentricular Assist Device
VADVente a Distance (French: Distance Selling)
VADVascular Dementia
VADVoice Activated Dialing
VADVitamin A Deficiency
VADValue-Added Distributor
VADValue Added Dealer
VADValue Added Distribution
VADVelocity-Azimuth Display
VADVacuum Assisted Delivery (pregnancy)
VADVoice Activity Detector
VADVoluntary Aid Detachment
VADVascular Access Device
VADValue-Added Dealer
VADVertebral Artery Dissection
VADVenous Access Device
VADVincristine, Adriamycin, Dexamethasone (chemotherapy regimen)
VADVapor Axial Deposition
VADVidéo À La Demande (French: Video on Demand)
VADValor Agregado de Distribución (Guatemala)
VADValue-Added Data
VADVirginia Association of the Deaf
VADVisual Asset Database (McGraw-Hill)
VADValeur Ajoutée Directe (French: Direct Added Value; management approach)
VADValue of Annual Demand
VADVille et Aménagement Durable (French: Sustainable City and Urban Planning; France)
VADVirtual Agent Desktop
VADVersatile Automotive Diagnostics (Surrey, British Columbia, Canada)
VADVeterans Affairs Department
VADVolunteer Assignment Description
VADValeurs Ajoutées au Déplacement (French disabled persons transport service)
VADVertical Application Device
VADVideo Archive and Dissemination
VADVulnerability Assessment Device
VADVoice Activated Dictation
VADVoitures Anciennes Daveluyville (French; Canadian classic car festival)
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Caption: Before Amelia Earhart served as a consultant in the Department of the Study of Careers for Women at Purdue from 1935 to 1937, she lived in Toronto in 1918, where she served as a member of the Voluntary Aid Detachment, treating wounded Canadian soldiers returning from the Western Front.
It was run by a medical officer, commandant, quartermaster, matron, sister and a large number of local volunteers from the Voluntary Aid Detachment, known as VADs.
At more than 500 pages and with 390 images, it includes the rolls of more than 2700 RNZNC women and men, past and present, as well as the names of known Voluntary Aid Detachment (VADs) personnel not previously acknowledged.
The Mansion House, inset Muhammad Ali at the venue, Coun Ged Bell and left, the Queen Mother inspecting Voluntary Aid Detachment members at the Mansion House in 1928
Nurses, both trained and the newly-recruited members of the Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) - mostly young ladies from the middle classes who wanted to do more than simply roll bandages - worked in hospitals in France and Flanders, including the Liverpool Merchants Mobile Hospital.
In the summer of 1915, aged 21, Vera had delayed her English literature degree at Somerville College, Oxford, to become a Voluntary Aid Detachment nurse tending to wounded servicemen.
In the summer of 1915 aged 21 Vera had delayed her English literature degree at Somerville College, Oxford, to become a Voluntary Aid Detachment nurse tending to wounded servicemen.
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