Competitive Exams: Medical Science MCQs (Practice_Test 45 of 135)

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  1. In the case if a 70-year old lady with intracapsular fracture of the neck of femur, the ideal treatment would be
    1. closed traction
    2. hemiarthroplasty
    3. internal fixation with nail
    4. internal fixation with nail and plate
  2. In a case control study we usually calculate
    1. Relative risk
    2. Attirbutable risk
    3. Odd՚s ratio
    4. Protective effect
  3. Which one of the following statements regarding a ‘Screening test’ is true?
    1. It should be highly sensitive rather than specific
    2. It should be highly specific rathen than sensitive
    3. It is used in subjects with high probability of disease
    4. A positive test result is highly suggestive of diagnosis in a population with low prevalence of disease
  4. Consider the following studies:
    1. cohort study
    2. Case control study
    3. Descriptive study

    In epidemiology, a hypotesis is tested by

    1. 1 and 2
    2. 2 and 3
    3. 1 and 3
    4. 1,2 and 3

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