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Diagnostic studies - what the clinician needs to know regarding methodology and statistical analysis of assessments of a diagnostic test's performance

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Clinicians routinely face the challenge of diagnosing a medical condition, or assessing the severity and prognosis of disease based upon the diagnostic information at their disposal. Using such information to determine a diagnosis (e.g. imagining technology to diagnose glaucoma), is called a diagnostic test. Most diagnostic tests fall comfortably short of perfection in their diagnosis. When assessing a diagnostic test there are two related aspects to be concerned about - how well the test dea...

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Publisher:
Bentham Science Publishers Ltd.
Pages:
3-12
Publication date:
2012
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uuid:ca887a44-f6f1-4880-8393-100d98984515
Source identifiers:
449464
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pubs:449464

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