Decision analysis: dealing with uncertainty in diagnostic testing.

@article{Smith2000DecisionAD,
  title={Decision analysis: dealing with uncertainty in diagnostic testing.},
  author={Ronald D. Smith and Barrett D Slenning},
  journal={Preventive veterinary medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={45 1-2},
  pages={139-62}
}
Decision analysis is a process for systematically analyzing complex choices by considering all pertinent information. In this paper, we discuss how uncertainty associated with diagnostic testing can be included in a decision analysis using pay-off tables and decision trees (decision-flow diagrams). Variables associated with diagnostic test interpretation… CONTINUE READING