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Carving my Thoughts on the Rocks

Carving my Thoughts on the Rocks

The unchallenged beauty of the night, a cold wind, some trance music and a mind lost into the thoughts, thoughts of an unknown, thoughts stranger than a stranger, a thought that is like a dream where the consciousness of a man is subtotal and thin. Merely a blink of eyes and the thin line between my consciousness and the dream …

How to calculate sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value and negative predictive value.

How to calculate sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value and negative predictive value.

Medical students need to be dexter in statistics. It is really needed though we often find it boring and hard to get through. These basic things apply in everyday medicine. So ready ?

 
Lets assume we have 1000 patients for sample.
Now lets say 100 patients actually have Diabetes not under treatment. So, 900 people have no Diabetes .
We want to see if Random …

Schizophrenic writings: Story of my Psych postings

Schizophrenic writings: Story of my Psych postings

Once a patient appeared in the Psychiatry OPD. She was childish though old enough and somewhat sweet for a psychiatric patient. She was humble and respected the doctor tremendously. “She is not much different from a baby” I said to my self.
“Look at the power of the mind, look what it can make out of people. I have seen people …

Blogs from Doctors and Medical students

Blogs from Doctors and Medical students

Blogging has been in trend for a long time now. Blogging is not just a hobby but a place to express own opinion and feelings. Here are some prominent Blogs by Medical professionals who had taken the initiative to keep readers amused online through their expression of views and writing skills. Lets see what they have to say-

 
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