Accuracy and its relationship to experience in the interpretation of chest radiographs.

@article{Herman1975AccuracyAI,
  title={Accuracy and its relationship to experience in the interpretation of chest radiographs.},
  author={Peter G. Herman and Samuel J. Hessel},
  journal={Investigative radiology},
  year={1975},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={62-7}
}
One hundred chest radiographs, randomly selected from a hospital population, were read by 8 radiologists at 4 different levels of training and experience. All statements in the 800 interpretations were analyzed for accuracy. The analysis was based on deviation from a "true" report. Approximately 26% of significant and potentially significant statements were errors. Eighty per cent of these were false negative, 20% false positive. While significant individual differences in interpretive accuracy… CONTINUE READING

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