Communicating accuracy of tests to general practitioners: a controlled study.

  title={Communicating accuracy of tests to general practitioners: a controlled study.},
  author={Johann Steurer and Joachim Ernst Fischer and Lucas M. Bachmann and Michael Theodor Koller and G Ter Riet},
  volume={324 7341},
OBJECTIVE To assess the extent to which different forms of summarising diagnostic test information influence general practitioners' ability to estimate disease probabilities. DESIGN Controlled questionnaire study. SETTING Three Swiss conferences in continuous medical education. PARTICIPANTS 263 general practitioners. INTERVENTION Questionnaire with multiple choice questions about terms of test accuracy and a clinical vignette with the results of a diagnostic test described in three… CONTINUE READING
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