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test

noun analysis, audit, check, checkup, effort, examination, experience, experiment, exploration, inquest, inquiry, inquisition, inspection, interrogation, observation, questioning, quiz, research, scrutiny, search, study, survey, trial, try, tryout
Associated concepts: blood test, clear and present danger test, compelling state interest test, prudent man test, right from wrong test, substantial evidence test
See also: attempt, canon, check, criterion, endeavor, experiment, indagation, inquiry, poll, question, research, survey, trial, try, venture

TEST. Something by which to ascertain the truth respecting another thing. 7 Penn. St. Rep. 428; 6 Whart. 284. Vide Religious Test.

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Among those with keratoconjunctivitis sicca, 32 patients were found to have moderate to severe dry eyes by the Schirmer's test (32%).
Schirmer's test results and tear film break-up time values were significantly lower in the PCOS group (p=0.
To conduct the Schirmer's Test, the clinician places a thin strip of filter paper against the inner surface of the lower eyelid, which then draws the liquid up like a wick.
Baseline characteristics of all the patients enrolled for the study with reference to Schirmer's test, TBUT test, and OSDI score were similar in the two groups as shown in Table 1.
These explore key techniques such as fluorescein and drop installation, as well as the Schirmer's Test.
Mean scores on Schirmer's test (a measure of eye-surface wetness) improved by 2.
Schirmer's test showed a positive result with <5 mm wetting of a filter paper strip in 15 minutes.
The Schirmer's test is still widely used for objective documentation of the ocular component of Sjogren's syndrome, but its poor specificity renders it inadequate for this purpose.