Cardiología "basada en la evidencia": Aplicaciones prácticas de la epidemiología III. Capacidad diagnóstica de una prueba clínica

Translated title of the contribution: Evidence-Based cardiology: Practical applications from epidemiology. III. Diagnostic capacity of a clinical test

Juan Pablo Rodríguez-Escudero, Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, Jorge F. Trejo-Gutiérrez

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Abstract

This article reviews different characteristics of validity in a clinical diagnostic test. In particular, we emphasize the likelihood ratio as an instrument that facilitates the use of epidemiologic concepts in clinical diagnosis.

Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)261-266
Number of pages6
JournalArchivos de Cardiologia de Mexico
Volume81
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jul 2011

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Cardiology
Routine Diagnostic Tests
Epidemiology

Keywords

  • Diagnosis
  • Diagnostic test
  • EUA
  • Likelihood ratio
  • Sensitivity
  • Specificity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Medicine(all)

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Cardiología "basada en la evidencia" : Aplicaciones prácticas de la epidemiología III. Capacidad diagnóstica de una prueba clínica. / Rodríguez-Escudero, Juan Pablo; Lopez-Jimenez, Francisco; Trejo-Gutiérrez, Jorge F.

In: Archivos de Cardiologia de Mexico, Vol. 81, No. 3, 07.2011, p. 261-266.

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