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Title: Indiana - Evaluation of Diagnostic Tests

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Title Indiana - Evaluation of Diagnostic Tests
Contributor/Contact Siu L. Hui, PhD
Institution Indiana
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Attachment Evaluation of Diagnostic Tests

Type of Course Single Presentation
Level of Course Beginning
Audience Clinical Researcher
Topics Description Biostatistics Course for Health Care Providers: A Short Course

The objectives of this course are:
1 - To calculate and interpret sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value, and negative predictive value.
2 - Understand the principle behind ROC curves.
3 - Understand the use of kappa and intraclass correlation coefficients to measure agreement.
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Keywords Screening test
Diagnostic test
Accuracy of a diagnostic test
Measure of agreement of two tests
Example: Staging of Prostate Cancer with MRI
True disease status
Test result
False positive rate
Predictive value positive
Predictive value negative
Example: Screening Test for a Rare Disease
Receiver Operating Characteristic (ROC) Curve
Continuous test results
Example: Blood Test for a Disease
Intraclass Correlation (ICC)
Example: Biphasic Radiography vs Fiberoptic Endoscopy in Gastric Ulcers
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Type of Activity Course Slides
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Topic revision: r4 - 08 Oct 2012 - 14:41:58 - MaryBanach

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