MAD

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AcronymDefinition
MADMutually Assured Destruction
MADMean Absolute Deviation
MADMadonna
MADMake A Difference
MADMommy and Daddy (scientists; University of California, San Francisco)
MADMoroccan Dirham (ISO currency code)
MADManufacturing and Design (various locations)
MADMen Are Dumb
MADMusic Art Dance (various organizations)
MADMayhem and Destruction (gaming clan)
MADMy African Dream
MADMastertronic Added Dimension (game publisher)
MADMitotic Arrest Deficient (cells)
MADMandibular Advancement Device (sleep apnea)
MADMothers against Decapentaplegic (protein)
MADModified Atkins Diet
MADMultimedia Art Design (various locations)
MADMpeg Audio Decoder
MADMember Appreciation Day (various organizations)
MADMilitary Appreciation Day
MADMind Altering Drug(s)
MADMicrosoft Access Module
MADMicrosoft Active Directory
MADMuxed Address Delay
MADMemory Access Controller Driver
MADMilitärischer Abschirmdienst (Military Secret Service, Germany)
MADMobile Armor Division
MADMuseum of Arts & Design (formerly American Craft Museum)
MADMid-Atlantic District (various meanings)
MADMesophilic Anaerobic Digestion
MADMean Annual Discharge (stream flow)
MADMultiple Ascending Dose (clinical trials)
MADMedian Absolute Deviation
MADMean And Dirty (Inspector Gadget)
MADMultiwavelength Anomalous Diffraction
MADMathematicians of the African Diaspora (University at Buffalo; New York)
MADMaintien a Domicile (French: Housekeeper)
MADMinimum Approach Distance (electrical safety)
MADMaterial Availability Date
MADMinistry of Administration and Digitalization (Poland)
MADMarket Abuse Directive (UK)
MADMotivated and Determined
MADMean Absolute Difference
MADMosquito Abatement District
MADMilitary Air Distress (US DoD)
MADMyoadenylate Deaminase Deficiency
MADMaster Agility Dog (dog agility title)
MADMusic and Design
MADMotorists Against Detection (UK anti speed camera group)
MADMajor Affective Disorder
MADMaintenance Analysis Data
MADMarine Aviation Detachment
MADMouse Adenovirus
MADMultiple Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase
MADMultiple Administrative Domain (computing)
MADMadrid, Spain - Barajas (Airport Code)
MADMoisture and Density
MADMichigan Algorithmic Decoder
MADMessage Address Directory
MADMagara Arastirma Dernegi (cave research society, Turkey)
MADMiddle-Aged Dating
MADMagnetic Audio Device
MADMemory Address Driver (BIOS)
MADMontana Association of the Deaf
MADMultiple Access Device
MADMale Approval Desire
MADMine Assembly Depot (US Navy)
MADModify, Adapt, Depend (environment)
MADMy Adorable Darling
MADMothers against the Draft
MADMAC-Address Descriptor (Cisco)
MADMagazine des Arts et du Divertissement (French: Arts and Entertainment Magazine; Belgium)
MADMass Acceleration Diagram
MADMean Administrative Delay (ITU-T)
MADMean Aerodynamic Diameter
MADMaladjusted, Antisocial, and Darn Mean (Tom of Thumb)
MADMini Attack Drone
MADMaintenance Assembly-Disassembly
MADMis-Aligned Die (coinage)
MADMaximum Allowable Delay
MADMaster Account Domain
MADMixed Anxiety and Depression disorder
MADMotorcycle Adventure Destinations
MADMultiaperture Device
MADMedical Anchor Desk
MADMission Area Deficiency
MADManaging Archaeological Data
MADMarina Academic Decathlon (Huntington Beach, California)
MADMaster of Air Defense
MADMargin for Adverse Deviation (finance; also seen as MFAD)
MADMobility and Directories
MADMarket Analysis Dormancy
MADMajor Activity Director
MADMission Area Directorate
MADMilitary Assistance Division (US European Command EUCOM)
MADMilieuAdviesDienst Regionaal (Dutch: regional environment advice service)
MADMaintenance Action Directive
MADMajor Account Designation
MADMaximum Applicable Dose
MADManagement Accounting Division
MADMission Assignment Discret (US Air Force)
MADMagnetic Anomaly Detector/Detection
MADMedia Advertising and Design (various locations)
References in periodicals archive ?
Tongue partially blocking the back of your throat Treatments: a device you wear in your mouth to bring your tongue forward (mandibular advancement device) Mouth falling open when you're asleep Treatments: a chin strap to hold your mouth closed, or a device you wear in your mouth to make you breathe through your nose while you sleep (vestibular shield) Blocked or narrow airways in your nose Treatments: special devices (nasal dilators) or strips that hold your nose open while you sleep, or sprays to reduce swelling inside your nose.
The researchers compared CPAP, the use of a mandibular advancement device (MAD), and a combination of both in 14 men with severe OSA who could not tolerate CPAP but did not experience full resolution with the MAD.
While the golden standard of management in OSA has been administrated of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) during sleep, modalities such as treatment with mandibular advancement device (MAD) and surgical correction of the upper airway through mandibular advancement have been useful to eliminate the underlying cause.
First is the Mandibular Advancement Device. This device helps in opening the airway by moving the mandible or the lower jaw forward.
Another treatment method is the mandibular advancement device (MAD) which is a dental appliance similar to a gum shield.
Efficacy of a modified mandibular advancement device for a totally edentulous patient with severe obstructive sleep apnea.
Ringqvist, "Dental and skeletal changes after 4 years of obstructive sleep apnea treatment with a mandibular advancement device: a prospective, randomized study," American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, vol.
Using a Mandibular Advancement Device (MAD) to move your jaw and tongue forward as you sleep could help.
Using a Mandibular Advancement Device to move their jaw and tongue forward as they sleep could help, such as the SomnoGuard AP (PS129.99 from british snoring.co.uk).
Airway and craniofacial changes with mandibular advancement device in Chinese with obstructive sleep apnoea.
mandibular advancement Device vs Cpap in the treatment of obstructive Sleep apnea: are they equally effective in Short term Health outcomes J Clin Sleep Med 2013; 9(9): 971-72.