TITLE

A Critique on Contemporary Reporting of Likelihood Ratios in Test Power Analysis

AUTHOR(S)
Weissler, Arnold M.; Bailey, Kent R.
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Oct2004, Vol. 79 Issue 10, p1317
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the calculation of the likelihood ratios in patients with giant cell arteritis in the U.S. Relevance of likelihood ratios to the power of a positive or negative test result to predict diseases; Limitations involved in reporting predictive power using sensitivity, specificity and likelihood ratio; Comparison of the positive predictive power of a clinical indicator or laboratory test for GCA among patients who underwent temporal artery biopsy.
ACCESSION #
14656847

 

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