The concepts of sensitivity, specificity and accuracy in evaluation of electrocardiographic, vectorcardiographic and polarcardiographic criteria.

@article{Rautaharju1976TheCO,
  title={The concepts of sensitivity, specificity and accuracy in evaluation of electrocardiographic, vectorcardiographic and polarcardiographic criteria.},
  author={P M Rautaharju and H W Blackburn and James W. Warren},
  journal={Journal of electrocardiology},
  year={1976},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={275-81}
}
The concepts sensitivity and specificity are critically evaluated in the light of case studies drawn from electrocardiographic literature. These terms are often misused, and the meaning of these elementary statistical concepts is often misunderstood in studies on ECG, VCG and PCG criteria. Specificity figures reported in literature commonly refer to the… CONTINUE READING