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Is a PBLAC score of 1025 bad?

Is a PBLAC score of 1025 bad?

Clarification: Are you talking about a PBAC (Pictorial Blood Assessment Chart) score for menstrual bleeding? If so that would be an extremely high number and you should be assessed by your physician for a bleeding disorder. ...Read more

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What does an haq score of 1.750 mean?

What does an haq score of 1.750 mean?

Moderate disability: The haq range from 0 - 3 provides placement from no disability to very severe disability. 1.75 is usually considered to be moderate disability. Different purposes within different agencies can create unique cut-off scores. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have high ALT score?

What does it mean to have high ALT score?

Inflammation: Alt is an enzyme produced by the liver. When it is elevated it signifies liver inflammation which can come from multiple causes, the aasld-american association of the study of liver disease considers a normal alt to 19 or less in a woman and 30 or less in a male. Alt numbers higher than this again means there is liver inflammation. ...Read more

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Can 6mg silenor tablets be cut to 3mg as the are not scored tablets. ?

Can 6mg silenor tablets be cut to 3mg  as the are not scored tablets. ?

Use as directed: As pharmacist to help if your directions call for the 3mg dose. That's their responsibility. Your's is to follow directions, convince the Dr to lower the dose or find other professional to work with. ...Read more

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What is the gleason score?

What is the gleason score?

Prostate pathology: The gleason grading system, which is based solely upon architectural features of prostate cancer cells, closely correlates with clinical behavior. A higher score indicates a greater likelihood of having non-organ confined disease, as well as a worse outcome after treatment of localized disease. Details are here: http://1.Usa.Gov/nrmzis. ...Read more

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Is 2.9 a good tsh score?

Is 2.9 a good tsh score?

Yes: In mIU/L. If this is for screening, this is fine. For deciding how much replacement is required, some physicians like to keep the value a bit lower. ...Read more

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I have a sgpt score of 50 and sgot of 47 non drinker?

I have a sgpt score of 50  and sgot of 47 non drinker?

Liver inflammation: This is a sign that something is being hard on your liver. This in a non-drinker usually represents being oversight or taking too much tylenol (acetaminophen). Hepatitis usually causes more elevation of these numbers. ...Read more

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How are eye vision test generally scored?

How are eye vision test generally scored?

Compared to standard: The chart used to test the eye is calibrated for normal vision at 20 feet. The outcome achieved is compared to what a normal eye can see at 20 feet. So if you can only see at 20 feet what a normal eye sees at 40 feet, your vision is considered to be 20/40. This is measured with and without corrective lenses at distance and at near. The vision with correction is considered to show the true vision. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have mci at 24? I failed moca but scored highly on the ravlt (98th percentile) ? Thoughts?

Is it possible to have mci at 24? I failed moca but scored highly on the ravlt (98th percentile) ? Thoughts?

Yes: It depends on family history, history of trauma to your head, depression, previous drug use, and can sometimes be a side effect of benzodiazipines. Your brain is like a muscle, the more you use it the stronger it gets. You should learn something new each day. Treat diabtes, hypertension, and cholesterol. Consider a dash or Mediterranean diet, fish, and a multivitamin. ...Read more

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On the RAVLT I scored highly 95 percentile. But on the Rey complex figure I scored low. Bottom 5%. What are your thoughts on this?

On the RAVLT I scored highly 95 percentile. But on the Rey complex figure I scored low. Bottom 5%. What are your thoughts on this?

Different skill sets: These tests measure very different abilities. The RAVLT measures a wide variety of memory functions including auditory, verbal, rate of learning and retention of information. It is excellent that you scored so high on that test. The Rey tests measure visuospatial ability and visuospatial memory. Your low score here just means that those are not your gifts, but you can improve this with practice. ...Read more

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What is conn score ?

What is conn score ?

Grading scale for: hepatic encephalopathy. Grade 1 is mild (confusion difficulty with doing math, goofyness) Grade 2 is lethargy Grade 4 is coma. ...Read more

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What is an ALT score?

What is an ALT score?

ALT: Alanine aminotransferase (ALT) is a liver function test that can be used to assess for liver damage/ disease. ...Read more

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Can you improve an IQ test score?

Can you improve an IQ test score?

Yes, but...: There is a common misperception that one's score on an IQ test infallibly tells how bright you are. Tests designed to measure one's intelligence rely on standardized administration of specific questions. If you've somehow been told the right answers in advance, you can score quite high on the test. That, sadly, does not mean your IQ is higher. ...Read more

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What does a Child Pugh score of 4 mean?

What does a Child Pugh score of 4 mean?

You can review this: http://www.2minutemedicine.com/the-child-pugh-score-prognosis-in-chronic-liver-disease-and-cirrhosis-classics-series/ Not sure what 4 meant. This has been modified...you should ask your doc/hepatologist to confirm the prognosis. ...Read more

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How do I find out my oncotype test score?

How do I find out my oncotype test score?

Ask doctor: This is a test done on your tumor. The test looks at a gene profile on a breast cancer. It is only used for hormone receptor positive cancers. It gives a score that predicts recurrence. It also tells if adjuvant treatment with hormone blocking drugs is enough or if chemotherapy is needed to reduce recurrence. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to increase my IQ score?

Depends: The iq test is a measure of intellectual function.When preformed by a skilled observer it will generally produce results at a similar point level years apart.The individual being tested will never do better than they are capable, but can do worse, level of worry, sleep, nutrition, health may all hold someone back for one test, while they do better on another. I know of no way to inflate a score. ...Read more

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How is the post anesthesia recovery score used?

How is the post anesthesia recovery score used?

For discharge: Post anesthesia recovery score basically helps to tell when a patient is ready to discharge from the post-anesthesia care unit (pacu). Patients should be awake, have stable and normal vital signs, have controlled pain, minimal nausea, and show no ill effects from surgery or anesthesia. ...Read more

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Danger of having a very high lipoprotein score?

Danger of having a very high lipoprotein score?

Yesyes : Risk of heart attack stroke and peripheral vascular disease are increased.Command doctor or Healthtap visit for specific diagnosis treatment recommendations ...Read more

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I got a mpv score of 6.4 and i wondered what it meant.

I got a mpv score of 6.4 and i wondered what it meant.

Slight low MPV: Mpv is a measure of platelet size to determine whether or not there is an issue with the platelet production in the bone marrow. If your mpv shows up too low, it may be an early indicator of bone marrow cancers like leukemia, if too high may mean increased platelet production by the marrow. But none of this has any value without clinical correlation. Just a number without specific meaning. ...Read more

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What does a score f 100 in the rumination subscale mean?

What does a score f 100 in the rumination subscale mean?

Scale is 0 - 100: Rumination is what animals do when they burp food back up to chew it again...The same as when we mull over thoughts again after a situation is over with. Rumination is pleasant for some animals some of the time, and it's useful for some people some of the time. But burping up food after you've eaten it can get to be a mess and require meds, and so can dwelling on things that happened in the past. ...Read more