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The risks of malpractice litigation are proving to be harmful to the US health system; the number of practitioners practicing defensive medicine is increasing. “Defensive medicine”…Explore more Doctor-Patient mistrust may be expensive to patients
Let’s unveil the mathematics behind the relation between: Prevalence (Pre-test probability) Predictive value (Post-test probability) Sensitivity Specificity SYMBOLS: Total screened population = nPrevalence = PSensitivity…Explore more Unforget Baye’s theorem derived PPV and NPV
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Components of Coomb’s test: Mnemonic: ABCD A: Antibody (to be detected) B: Blood antigen (RBC) C: Coomb’s reagent (Anti-antibody) D: Detect agglutination Direct Coomb’s/Antiglobulin test…Explore more Coomb’s test : Mnemonic
Factor Va and VIIIa are different in coagulation cascade. They are the co-factors for factor Xa and IXa respectively. Another mnemonic: protein C Cuts Coagulation…Explore more Protein C and S pathway – Mnemonic