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Affirm

AFFIRM
(1) Atrial Fibrillation Followup: Investigation of Rhythm Management. A clinical trial comparing the risks, benefits, costs and mortality of rhythm control vs rate control in patients with persistent atrial fibrillation.
Conclusion No difference; rhythm control is as effective as rate control and has a reduced risk of adverse drug events.
Affirm
(2) A proprietary one-step urine pregnancy test that detects hCG, which is positive as early as the first day after a missed period.
(3) A proprietary DNA probe-based diagnostic test for identifying the causative agents for vaginosis and vaginitis: Candida spp, Gardnerella vaginalis and Trichomonas vaginalis.
References in classic literature ?
A person who watched the interview between the dead and living, scrupled not to affirm, that, at the instant when the clergyman's features were disclosed, the corpse had slightly shuddered, rustling the shroud and muslin cap, though the countenance retained the composure of death.
We must not take upon us to affirm that this was a mistake, although the Face may have looked no more kindly at Ernest than at all the world besides.
Some persons affirm that he grew ten times stronger at every touch; others say that it was only twice as strong.
I cannot affirm that I was absolutely sea-sick, but, on the other hand, I cannot add that I was perfectly well during any part of the passage.
I am concerned but for the good name of the Tremolino, and I affirm that a ship is ever guiltless of the sins, transgressions, and follies of her men.