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Relevant; clinically meaningful.

pertinent negative

An element of the patient's history that aids diagnosis because the patient denies that it is present.

pertinent positive

An element of a patient's history that aids diagnosis because the patient affirms that it is present.
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Led by Rosnowski, Relevance New York clients have included: Greystone, OPPENHEIM Architecture, Tamarkin Co.
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There are a lot of credit unions that will maintain their relevance but they are usually the ones that ask and answer the hard questions.
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The two choices in IR, algorithms for searching and relevance as the basic notion and objective, not only affected but even governed testing that grew to be a very important activity in IR.
In examining the face-to-face course responses, student preferences compared to their actual perceptions, data indicated that on the scales of Personal Relevance (Preferred m=4.
More surprising, perhaps, is that in the emerging market economies themselves serious questions are now being asked about the IMF's relevance.
It is the responsibility of the party sponsoring or conducting a human testing study to demonstrate the relevance and utility of the proposed study with regard to human toxicity.
In spite of its relevance for the entire Latin American field, this book is intended for the Argentinean historian.
Walker says insurers should keep the four principles of advertising in mind when evaluating marketing strategies--precision, relevance, control and reciprocity.