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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 ?
Some, indeed, there were, who thought to show the soundness of their judg- ment by affirming that all the beauty and dignity of the natural world existed only in the poet's fancy.
And doctors actually support these advocates by affirming that there really is such a malady--that there really can arise temporary delusions which make a man remember nothing of a given deed, or only a half or a quarter of it
Blunt came towards me in all the elegance of his slimness and affirming in every line of his face and body, in the correct set of his shoulders and the careless freedom of his movements, the superiority, the inexpressible superiority, the unconscious, the unmarked, the not-to-be-described, and even not- to-be-caught, superiority of the naturally born and the perfectly finished man of the world, over the simple young man.
Oftener it falls that this winged man, who will carry me into the heaven, whirls me into mists, then leaps and frisks about with me as it were from cloud to cloud, still affirming that he is bound heavenward; and I, being myself a novice, am slow in perceiving that he does not know the way into the heavens, and is merely bent that I should admire his skill to rise like a fowl or a flying fish, a little way from the ground or the water; but the all-piercing, all-feeding, and ocular air of heaven that man shall never inhabit.