MindMap | Determining Diagnostic Test Quality

Determining Diagnostic Test Quality

Understanding the diagnostic quality of laboratory testing is essential for proper diagnosis. Sensitivity and specificity provide estimates of how well a particular test is. Positive and negative predictive values intend to measure the test …

07-20-2014 | General | 0 comment Read More »

Translational Research

Translational research refers to translate scientific findings into practical setting. It is classified into T1 and T2 researches. T1 research refers to apply findings from laboratory into clinical studies that involve human subjects and often defined as “bench-to-bedside”. T2 research …

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Health Information Exchange Model and Standards

Health Information Exchange Model and Standards

Interoperability refers to the ability of two or more systems to share information and use shared information [1]. Health service authorities realized that health information has to be interoperable and easy to …

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MindMap | Epidemiological Studies


Epidemiology is the science that studies the patterns, causes, and effects of health and disease conditions in defined populations. It is the cornerstone of public health, and informs policy decisions and evidence-based practice by identifying risk factors …

06-12-2014 | General | 0 comment Read More »

Mindmap | Gingival Retraction

Gingival displacement

Gingival displacement is an important procedure with fabricating indirect restorations. Gingival displacement is relatively simple and effective when dealing with healthy gingival tissues and when margins are properly placed a short distance into the sulcus. The …

06-04-2014 | General | 0 comment Read More »

Management of Chest Pain in Dental Clinics

Dental professionals should be equipped with knowledge and training to deal with medical emergencies as they may occur. Chest pain could be related to acute myocardial infarction, angina paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia, gastroesophageal reflux, anxiety, and costochondritis [1,2]. Patient often …

05-17-2014 | General | 0 comment Read More »

MindMap | Canine Impactions

Impaction of maxillary and mandibular canines is a frequently encountered clinical problem, the treatment of which usually requires an interdisciplinary approach. Surgical exposure of the impacted tooth and the complex orthodontic mechanisms that are applied to align the …

05-13-2014 | General | 0 comment Read More »

MindMap | Curriculum Vitae

A curriculum vitae (CV) provides an overview of a person’s experience and other qualifications. In some countries, a CV is typically the first item that a potential employer encounters regarding the job seeker and is typically used to screen applicants, often followed …

05-02-2014 | General | 0 comment Read More »