General problems in medical decision making with comments on ROC analysis.

  title={General problems in medical decision making with comments on ROC analysis.},
  author={Lee B. Lusted},
  journal={Seminars in nuclear medicine},
  volume={8 4},
Medical decision-making studies continue to focus on two questions: How do physicians make decisions? How should physicians make decisions? Researchers pursuing the first question emphasize human cognitive processes and the programming of symbol systems to model observed human behavior. Those researchers concentrating on the second question assume that there is a standard of performance against which the physician's decisions can be judged, and to help the physician improve his performance, an… CONTINUE READING

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