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Thompson, Matthew J.

Diagnostic tests toolkit / Matthew Thompson, Ann Van den Bruel. - Oxford : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012. - 1 online resource (x, 100 pages) : illustrations. - EBM toolkit series . - EBM toolkit series. .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Front Matter -- Diagnosis in Evidence-Based Medicine -- Evaluating New Diagnostic Tests -- Asking an Answerable Clinical Question -- Finding the Evidence: How to get the most from your Searching -- Selecting Relevant Studies -- Sources of Bias in Diagnostic Studies -- Measures of Discrimination of Diagnostic Tests -- Using Diagnostic Information in Clinical Practice -- Screening Tests -- Systematic Reviews of Diagnostic Test Accuracy Studies -- Appendix 1: Evidence-Based Medicine ₆ A Glossary of Terms -- Appendix 2: Further Reading -- Index -- STARD Checklist.

This new volume in the Toolkit series is designed for clinicians and junior researchers who need to interpret the evidence for the effectiveness of the many diagnostic tests now available. Exceptionally user-friendly, this pocket-sized textbook realizes readers are not experts in diagnostic test interpretation. The authors cover a variety of issues, from how to design diagnostic test studies to understanding the results of diagnostic tests and interpreting the findings for clinical practice and health care policy.

9781119951827 1119951828 9781119951797 1119951798

9786613300423

10.1002/9781119951827 Wiley InterScience http://www3.interscience.wiley.com




Diagnosis--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Function tests (Medicine)--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
MEDICAL--Diagnosis.
MEDICAL--Laboratory Medicine.
MEDICAL--Nursing--Assessment & Diagnosis.
Diagnosis.
Function tests (Medicine)
Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures.
Evidence-Based Medicine.


Electronic books.
Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks.

RC71 / .T46 2012

616.075

WB 39

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