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PPD

PPD

(1) (Parallel Presence Detect) The method used by earlier SIMM memory modules to communicate their capacity to the computer. A binary number coming from a parallel set of pins was read by the system, with each pin representing one bit. Contrast with SPD.

(2) (PostScript Printer Description) See PPD file.
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Common clinical manifestations of systemic toxicity due to PPD are cervicofacial edema, chocolate brown or COLA colored urine, upper airway tract edema, oliguria, muscular edema and shock.
As a rapidly growing, medium-sized biotech company with global operations, we value the way PPD's global capabilities and biotech-friendly approach both complement and extend our team's decades of expertise in running global trials, said Jingsong Wang, M.D., Ph.D., founder, chairman and chief executive officer of HBM.
PPD said the wounded officers, who were shot while serving a warrant, had non-life threatening injuries.
With offices in Tokyo, Osaka and Kagoshima, PPD-SNBL brings together PPDs global resources and clinical trial expertise with SNBLs nearly 20-year history and in-depth knowledge of providing clinical development services in Japan.
"Our collaboration with HLT will provide PPD's clients with exciting new opportunities in China," said David Simmons, chairman and chief executive officer of PPD."Our focus on sites with access to eligible patients is designed to speed patient recruitment at high-performing sites and to more effectively incorporate Chinese patients into global trials.
The study offers an in-depth view of new fathers' experiences with PPD. The study explores issues they encounter and how they can move beyond barriers they face in receiving diagnoses and treatment of the little-known phenomenon.
Severe PPD is serious and far less common than the "baby blues" (sadness that lasts three to five days after childbirth and affects up to 80% of new mothers).
In the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), PPD rates might increase from 28% to 70% depending on the study.
PPD poisonings have been reported in developing countries due to its widespread industrial application.
One study referenced previously in this column noted that, even in settings where women are screened for PPD, the vast majority of women are not referred, and of those who are referred, even fewer of those are treated or become well.