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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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More pertinently, in 11 governor's races that fall into the three-to-six points range, the leading candidate has won 9 times.
Perhaps most pertinently, I have watched Larry King Live for much of the last 25 years, and dreamed of one day filling the legendary suspenders of the man I consider to be the greatest TV interviewer of them all.
Among other things, Twenty20, and, more pertinently, the Indian Premier League, is forcing us to change our perceived perceptions faster than like never before.
Through his encounters with objects, places and people, we learn who Colin was and more pertinently, what he has now become.
And, more pertinently, he has lost just one match in the last five years at the US Open and Wimbledon.
The seven-year-old has twice in Cumbria shown up exceedingly well over fences - most pertinently when he stole the show on heavy ground to defeat the above-average Hockenheim by nine lengths.
The rigour extends to the building's external aspect (a monolithic, low-rise block), and more pertinently, to its exacting sustainable credentials (estimates suggest it will reduce carbon emissions by two thirds compared with a conventional office).
As O'Faolain asks so pertinently, "What part of the abortion question does Archbishop Martin think is now open to debate?
On her 20th anniversary with the ballet, dance critic Clive Barnes wrote: "She has survived and survived, and, more pertinently, she has gotten better and better.
In order to introduce students of literature to what she believes are the most pertinently literary theoretical aspects of Kristeva's work, Becker-Leckrone (English, U.
Birmingham have taken just four points from their first four outings and, more pertinently, have failed to take anything on home soil.
But more pertinently it stands for: IP Multimedia System.