TITLE

GLOSSARY

PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 141 Issue 3, pA-19
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article clarifies the terms and terminologies used in the therapeutics and diagnosis. Further, the article also provides the definitions relating to data presentation in the therapeutics. The article adds that sensitivity is the proportion of patients with the target disorder who have a positive test result. Specificity is the proportion of patients without the target disorder who have a negative test result. Pretest probability (prevalence) is the proportion of patients who have the target disorder, as determined before the test is carried out.
ACCESSION #
15303618

 

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