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confirmation

Verification of the results obtained from a screening method, using a gold-standard technique, or so-called confirmation method

Patient discussion about confirmation

Q. How can I confirm that? We have been in search for a bridegroom for the past one year and later we found one. Shockingly we heard that he is addicted to drugs. How can I confirm that?

A. It can be difficult to discern whether or not a person uses drugs if their drug use is only very sporadic. There may be no obvious pointers, unless the person actually appears to be intoxicated when you see them one time. This might mean an unsteady walk, sleepiness, hyper-activity, excessive talking, aggression . . . and so on, depending on which drug has been used. Even when a person is not intoxicated, problematic drug use nevertheless usually exhibits a few symptoms: Preoccupation, Changes in behavior, financial problems, Physical deterioration, Secretiveness, new associations.

These are just a few common symptoms which may indicate that a person is using drugs. They are not definite, as every individual and situation of drug use is different. In general, new regular drug users undergo a change in their attitudes and behavior. This is likely to be most easily noticed by other family members.

Q. Is addiction confirms alcoholism? my husband regularly takes alcohol. I am afraid whether he is addicted to alcohol….Is addiction confirms alcoholism?

A. JENNIF,check out the alcohol communitie,here------mrfoot56

Q. How come without any test they confirm that my child is having autism? my child is having autism, when they find that he is very sensitive for light, sound, taste and some other symptoms related to autism they send him to psychologist and was confirmed for autism and I was surprised to see no tests were taken for him…but for some other child they have taken....How come without any test they confirm that my child is having autism?

A. The first thing that comes to my mind is for you and your child to have testing for heavy metals in your body. You would be amazed and infuriated at what you find in your body. In a child, heavy metals, such as lead or mercury,(and there are far more than that), can affect a child's cognitive ability, behavior, and overall health.
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The gamekeeper was now relieved from his anxiety, and Mr Allworthy himself began to be concerned at Tom's sufferings: for besides that Mr Thwackum, being highly enraged that he was not able to make the boy say what he himself pleased, had carried his severity much beyond the good man's intention, this latter began now to suspect that the squire had been mistaken; which his extreme eagerness and anger seemed to make probable; and as for what the servants had said in confirmation of their master's account, he laid no great stress upon that.
Finding time for everything in his busy day, he was able at certain intervals to take separately for a quarter of an hour or twenty minutes the boys whom he was preparing for confirmation.
Still farther in confirmation of her hopes, in the interval of Marianne's turning from one lesson to another, some words of the Colonel's inevitably reached her ear, in which he seemed to be apologising for the badness of his house.
The conviction rushed upon me with staggering force, and I was overwhelmed by this confirmation of my worst fears.
He occasionally gave a smart nod, as if in confirmation of some opinion, though he was not thinking of anything in particular.
The confirmations of this fact will be worthy of a distinct and particular examination.
Health Secretary Francisco Duque III on Wednesday said that his confirmation by the Commission on Appointments (CA) was 'like a shot in the arm' for the Department of Health (DOH), which has been plagued by the Dengvaxia controversy.
In a guideline issued in Monrovia Tuesday, 23 January, the Upper House says confirmation of nominees will rigorously be carried out through a process that consists of several parts to include background checks of nominee, be it credentials, experience, performance at previous areas of works, behavior in community and in the society, among others.
ICBC has recently launched the direct interface with post-trade confirmation of foreign exchange inquiry business for China Foreign Exchange Trade System (CFETS), making it one of the first in the industry directly connected to the platform, which further strengthened its back office support and service for the financial market business.
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Because confirmation procedures could represent a substantial portion of an audit engagement, auditors should be familiar with the changes enacted by AU-C section 505, "External Confirmations.
Auditing confirmation is a special type of Inquiry which is used extensively among auditors and is considered by them as one of the most convincing auditing evidence.