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EBM GLOSSARY PARLARE DI RISCHIO CON I PAZIENTI Levels of Evidence Test for one mean Test for one proportion Fisher’s exact test for 2×2 table (MedCalc.net) Comparison of means Comparison of proportions McNemar test on paired proportions (MedCalc.net) Comparison of correlation coefficients (MedCalc.net) Comparison of Coefficients of Variation (MedCalc.net) Relative risk Odds ratio Diagnostic test…

TERMS USED IN DIAGNOSIS

Sensitivity: the proportion of patients with the target disorder who have a positive test result (a/[a + c]) (figure). Specificity: the proportion of patients without the target disorder who have a negative test result (d/[b + d]) (figure). Pretest probability (prevalence): the proportion of patients who have the target disorder, as determined before the test…

TERMS USED IN THERAPEUTICS

Allocation concealed: deemed to have taken adequate measures to conceal allocation to study group assignments from those responsible for assessing patients for entry in the trial (eg, central randomisation; sequentially numbered, opaque, sealed envelopes; sealed envelopes from a closed bag; numbered or coded bottles or containers; drugs prepared by the pharmacy; or other descriptions that…

corso torgiano 2009

Torgiano 14-17 novembre 2009 – 11° Corso del Laboratorio di Epidemiologia

  PRE-CORSO DI INTRODUZIONE ALLA EBM G. Dobrilla – L. Capurso – M.Koch – Presentazione del corso M. Koch – Come utilizzare ed interpretare i test diagnostici: sensibilità, specificità, valore predittivo, likelihood ratio. R. Dorizzi – I test di diagnosi: gli strumenti in rete. Il portale della Società Italiana di Medicina di Laboratorio R. Marmo…