Interpreting the evidence on diagnostic tests

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Evidence by Scot Martin, Attribution-ShareAlike Licence

When we are thinking about evidence-based clinical medicine we often need to look at the literature on diagnostic tests. This paper written for nurse practitioners gives advice about what to look out for when interpreting the findings of studies on diagnostic tests.

Jull A (2002) Evaluation of studies of assessment and screening tools, and diagnostic tests, Evid Based Nurs 5(3): 68-72 doi:10.1136/ebn.5.3.68
http://ebn.bmj.com/content/5/3/68.full

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