When Is A Positive A Negative…And Other Confusing Medical Terms
Dr Rajesh Singh, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
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Positive, negative, margin of error - these are among some of the terms you might hear when you need a medical test to diagnose (or rule out) a health problem. What is the science behind these terms? When might a positive actually be a negative? Can medical language be more contextual, without losing its scientific accuracy? Consultant orthopaedic surgeon Dr Rajesh Singh joins us for a lesson on linguistics and communication.
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Produced by: Tee Shiao Eek, Lim Jih-Ming
Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek
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