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concordance

 [kon-kor´dans]
in genetics, the occurrence of a given trait in both members of a twin pair. adj., adj concor´dant.

con·cor·dance

(kon-kōr'dants),
1. Agreement in the types of data that occur in natural pairs. For example, in a trait such as schizophrenia, a pair of identical twins is concordant if both are affected or both are unaffected; it is discordant if only one is affected. Likewise, the pairs might be nonidentical twins, or siblings, or husband and wife.
2. A negotiated, shared agreement between clinician and patient concerning treatment regimen(s), outcomes, and behaviors; a more cooperative relationship than those based on issues of compliance and noncompliance.
[L. concordia, agreeing, harmony]

concordance

(kən-kôr′dns)
n.
1. Agreement; concord.
2. Genetics The presence of a given trait in both members of a pair of twins.

concordance

Lab medicine A measure of test performance corresponding to the proportion of substances tested that are correctly classified as positive or negative, which depends on the prevalence of positives in the population. See Accuracy, Two-by-two table.

con·cor·dance

(kŏn-kōr'dăns)
Agreement in the types of data that occur in natural pairs.
[L. concordia, agreeing, harmony]

concordance

any similar traits occurring in MONOZYGOTIC TWINS or the possessors of similar genes.

con·cor·dance

(kŏn-kōr'dăns)
A negotiated, shared agreement between dentist and patient concerning treatment regimen(s), outcomes, and behaviors; a more cooperative relationship than those based on issues of compliance and noncompliance.
[L. concordia, agreeing, harmony]

Patient discussion about concordance

Q. my boy has ADHD , and according to the doctors , in the worst form it can appear .. is all moody and jumpy and hyper-active and i know it is all part of being ADHD child .. but man ... i need some directing and advices how to keep me on track and by that i mean give my child the full support he needs and should have ... it's not easy to chase him and keep him leveled ... and i did till now with great success .. but now he is 5 years old and he is much more active ... How Should i act around him ? what is the right level of freedom i can deliver him ? someone please help me ... i need advices ...

A. parenting is a hard job. a complicated one, and one you'll surly do mistakes and lots of them. being a parent to an ADHD child,well...needs a hyper active parent too...
there are ways to deal with it but it needs a plan and and tools to work with. when i looked for such, i found this site that gives number of tools. i used some of them and they were very helpful.

http://www.help4adhd.org/living/parenting/WWK2

good luck!

Q. According to my friend he may be an autistic. I am worried but please give me some valuable info? I am worried about my baby who has just completed two years and he cannot speak well like other kids of his age. The most unaccepted thing is that he cannot speak a single word well and he cannot mimic to what I say. According to my friend he may be an autistic. I am worried but please give me some valuable info?

A. A two year baby unable to repeat the words taught to him is a matter of concern. It is too early to diagnose autism at this age as some children gets speech little late. Have patience and watch out for the symptoms for more than six months and if he remains the same, then consult with the doctor for necessary help and support. You can also take some initiative to talk to him because in some cases the kids have developed speech with continuous trial. If he grabs some words from you then it may be a good sign that he may not be autistic.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FuWWie1DlJY&eurl=http://www.imedix.com/health_community/vFuYzXE6SzrQ__sleep_center_part_ii_apnea?q=sleep%20disorders&feature=player_embedded

Q. What are the bases of Chinese medicine? what substances make chinese medicine so effective according to people's opinion ...

A. good question...
because chinese medicine is a popular medicine and practiced in different rural areas of China- there is a lot of diversity between different methods. different feet maps for reflexology, different opinions on acupuncture points and such. but the general idea is the same. and believe it or not - the chinese medicine is actually a trial and error based method that developed over 4,000 years.
that is a lot of time to do trial and error...

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The concordance rate of the three programs (which is defined as detecting the number of patients with or without DDI at the same time) was 78.9%, and this rate was lower than the concordance rates obtained in the two-pair comparison, which is shown in Table 2.
Interobserver concordance rates for the technique and quality of the films are shown in Table-I.
The concordance-based group received concordance-based materials in KWIC format which presented phrasal verbs in the middle of the concordances. The printouts of the concordances were given to learners for self-discovery learning.
Three patients had 3 consecutive biopsies, and the first and second biopsies were compared independently to the third biopsy to calculate pT stage and grade concordance. Upon first biopsy diagnosis, 20.8% (5 of 24) of the cases were malignant but were nonneoplastic upon follow-up biopsy, whereas 12.5% (3 of 24) of the initial biopsies were nonneoplastic upon first biopsy diagnosis but were diagnosed as malignant upon follow-up biopsy.
In using the concept of << concordance >>, as used by Freud (1912) in Totem and Taboo, the author highlights the embodiment of the breath of voice, expression and language, in the closest proximity to what makes the vocal cords vibrate, concordance and discordante.
These meaning or functional groups collect examples whose concordance lines show similarities.
A second edition of the concordance in 1758 made him famous and financially secure, and he stopped calling himself the Corrector.
The objectives of the present study were to evaluate the concordance and association of serum LDL-C and the various other cholesterol indices with serum apolipoprotein and to assess those factors associated with concordance/discordance between serum LDL-C and apo B.
This review describes the main features and basic search operations of the program, and offers suggestions, based on the comments of other reviewers, as to where and how the new concordance version can be used successfully in more advanced text searches.
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They attend to a flaw in earlier computer concordances and avoid indecipherable abbreviations of material.
Part 2, "Description and History of the Manuscripts," offers detailed bibliographic descriptions, concordances, and historical data, and gives follow-up listings of secondary literature for each source.