SpPin

SpPin

Specificity Positive in. A term of art referring to a clinical sign/test with a high specificity, a positive result of which rules in the diagnosis—e.g., the specificity of fluid wave for diagnosing ascites is 92%, therefore, the finding of a fluid wave makes ascites highly likely.
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This is because specific IgE testing is very sensitive and, to recall SnOUT and SpPIN, a SeNsitive test, when Negative, rules a disease OUT.
It will tell you things not found in Tietz, such as web sites to the Cochrane Collaboration and the York Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, the use of SpPin and SnNout, the journals ACP Journal Club and Evidence-Based Medicine, and many other goodies.