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What is the best test for determining if a child is gifted or talented? Thank you.

What is the best test for determining if a child is gifted or talented? Thank you.

Various IQ tests: There are a variety of IQ tests that are validated age appropriate. These usually can be administered by a trained psychologist.Specific talents, such as artistic or musical skills can be evaluated by an expert in that field. ...Read more

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When is the best time to get a cbc? The patient is a child & have a fever. Thank you.

When is the best time to get a cbc? The patient is a child & have a fever.  Thank you.

During fever: You have a child with a fever and want/need cbc. Your doctor will consider the history and physical exam also not just the white blood count of the CBC in order to treat. There is also the differential to consider in cbc. If your child is very sick then a blood culture taking during or early in fever will be best. Most viral infections are self limiting, the key is fluids. ...Read more

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Which is the best test to determine border line personality disorder? Is it a written test?

Which is the best test to determine border line personality disorder? Is it a written test?

Interview based : The best way to diagnose borderline personality disorder bpd is through a comprehensive interview by a trained clinician. This disorder can range from mild to moderate to severe. Individuals suffer a lot and create much chaos in key relationships in their lives. There are very good therapeutic techniques - dr. Marsha linehan - for tx of bpd. There is help, dont lose hope. ...Read more

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What causes hypoproliferative thrombocytopenia ? what are the best diagnosis tests to determine hypoproliferative thrombocytopenia?

What causes hypoproliferative thrombocytopenia ? what are the best  diagnosis tests to determine hypoproliferative thrombocytopenia?

What's the cause?: This can be due to anything from drinking quinine bitters to having leukemia or cancer in the marrow to any of a variety of other things. It is not an illness on itself. ...Read more

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What is the best biochemical test for evaluation of functional deficiency of vitamin b6? Thank you.

What is the best biochemical test for evaluation of functional deficiency of vitamin b6? Thank you.

Xanthuranic acid: Elevated xanthuranic acid after taking 2 grams of l-typtophan is considered best functional test but plasma plp is best measure of stores: http://books.Google.Com/books?Id=3r0yeu79jfqc;pg=pa365;lpg=pa365;dq=urinary+xanthurenic+acid+b6;source=bl;ots=hom15-sbxt;sig=aycqgxzggy8k902wkkdjlrm4kzc;hl=en;sa=x;ei=gni_u8esdo6nsat14ygadw;ved=0cf0q6aewbg#v=onepage;q=urinary%20xanthurenic%20acid%20b6;f=false. ...Read more

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What are the best tests to accurately measure renal function and to rule out kub ultrasound finding "renal parenchymal disease"? Thank you.

What are the best tests to accurately measure renal function and to rule out kub ultrasound finding "renal parenchymal disease"? Thank you.

Serum creatinine : Is helpful blood test to evaluate renal function. Renal parenchymal disease means scarring in the kidney however the ultrasound is highly operator dependent and results may vary on subsequent tests. My advice if your blood test are normal than ultrasound findings can be ignored. See a nephrologist if you are overly concerned for reassurance. Thanks. ...Read more

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Do you think someone has to be exceptionally talented at science and in general to study medicine? Or is it possible to obtain through hard work?

Do you think someone has to be exceptionally talented at science and in general to study medicine? Or is it possible to obtain through hard work?

A/W Dr. Munshower.: A fellow medical student was a genius with an iq the high 170's. He flunked gross anatomy and had to repeat it in summer school. Why? Because he seldom studied ; often didn't show up to class. He got a high "a" when he retook it in summer school. Why? Because he applied himself. A lot of what it takes to make it through med school ; to be doctor is willingness to work really hard ; apply yourself. ...Read more

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How to be at peace, stop masturbation & regain my talent, hard-work?

How to be at peace, stop masturbation & regain my talent, hard-work?

Wise up: Wisdom comes with age and talking with sensible, reality-based, decent people. Essentially all men and many women are unable to give up enjoying their bodies and if they try, they'll end up unable to function in daily life, even getting to sleep. That's not "peace". Embrace who you are. Find something you enjoy doing & do well and make a career of it. Be kind to others. Embrace being a good lover. ...Read more