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(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.
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(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.
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The revelation of the truth occurs at a moment when Descartes is not sure whether he is awake or dreaming ("la dessus, doutant s'il revait ou s'il meditait") and, ultimately, in both texts the saving truth, whether it be the conviction of a philosophical vocation or the Cogito, will have to be affirmable even if the philosopher is dreaming.
The thing in itself would not be directly cognoscible, as would happen in a dogmatic metaphysics, but its causal effect on knowledge would be affirmable.
145) Embracing both real being and impossible being, for Wietrowski as for Semery before, this supertranscendental being is coterminous with the concept of an object, of "something," or of the "intelligible," "the thinkable," "the affirmable," and so forth.