The statistics of targets

Heydtmann, M.
November 2006
Gut;Nov2006, Vol. 55 Issue 11, p1672
Academic Journal
The article outlines statistical issues implicating the increasing role of targets in medicine, specifically in colonoscopies. Cumulative sums are useful in assessing the progress of trainees to achieve competence in this chosen field. Test endoscopies are needed to calculate and prove performance statistically more robust.


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