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Those who fail to understand the history usually fail to understand the present and fail to plan the future. Professionals who understand the history of their profession tend to appreciate their career and contribute in advancing the wheel of knowledge. Yet, …

10-14-2014 | General | 0 comment Read More »

Mindmap | Incidence vs. Prevalence

 

Incidence and prevalence measure the extent of a disease in a population. Both terms are often used interchangeably. However, they are not similar . Incidence provides information about change in status from non-diseased to diseased and limited to …

10-07-2014 | General | 0 comment Read More »

Management of Hypoglycemia in Dental Setting

The key factor for successful management of medical emergencies in dental setting is the ability to recognize early signs. Dental professionals should be equipped with proper knowledge and training to react in cases of emergencies.

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09-04-2014 | General | 0 comment Read More »

MindMap | Evidence-Based Dentistry

Evidence-based dentistry (EBD) integrates the dentist’s clinical expertise, the patient’s needs and preferences, and the most current, clinically relevant evidence. All three are part of the decision-making process for patient care. (ADA) In this MindMap, you will have an overview of …

08-23-2014 | General | 0 comment Read More »

Health Informatics Vs. Health Information Management

Health Informatics Vs. Health Information Management

Health informatics and health information management are two interactive fields. Many thinks that they might be used interchangeably. In fact, both are two separate disciplines. Health informatics is an interdisciplinary field that primarily aims …

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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 …

07-14-2014 | General | 0 comment Read More »

Is MERS-CoV Dentophobic?

Middle East respiratory syndrome corona virus (MERS-CoV) is an emerging pathogen that causes severe respiratory tract illness. All confirmed cases are linked to residence in or recent traveling to the Arabian Peninsula. Saudi Arabia reported the highest frequency …

07-08-2014 | General | 0 comment Read More »

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 …

06-24-2014 | General | 1 comment Read More »

Personalized Medicine at Glance

Personalized Medicine

The ultimate goal of personalized medicine is to maximize the therapeutic benefits and minimize risks of adverse events. Studies suggested that genetic variability at the individuals’ level may influence the course of a disease and individual’s …

06-15-2014 | General | 0 comment Read More »