A beginner's guide to probability.

@article{Thompson2009ABG,
  title={A beginner's guide to probability.},
  author={Carl Thompson},
  journal={Evidence-based nursing},
  year={2009},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={
          67-70
        }
}
PROBABILITY: THE LANGUAGE OF UNCERTAINTY Uncertainty is both ‘‘irreducible’’ and inescapable in health care: no intervention ever leads with complete certainty to a given clinical outcome, no diagnosis is ever completely established, and no prognosis is ever completely accurate. A nurse will never have all of the reliable and valid clinical information needed to make choices with 100% certainty. Because of this uncertainty, nurses know that when we make judgement calls and decisions, we can… CONTINUE READING

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