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The diagnostic process

Helen Ward, Mireille B. Toledano, Gavin Shaddick, Bethan Davies and Paul Elliott

in Oxford Handbook of Epidemiology for Clinicians

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Published in print May 2012 | ISBN: 9780198529880
Published online July 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191740770 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780198529880.003.0001

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

The diagnostic process

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Introduction: epidemiology in the clinic - Measures of disease frequency - Distribution of disease - Is there anything wrong? - Risk factors - Identifying risk factors - Validity of diagnostic tests - Clinical uses of predictive value - Pre-test probability - Likelihood ratios and post-test probabilities - So what has my patient got? The Bayesian clinician

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Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology ; Epidemiology

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