The use of decision analytic models to inform clinical decision making in the management of hepatocellular carcinoma.

@article{Kim2005TheUO,
  title={The use of decision analytic models to inform clinical decision making in the management of hepatocellular carcinoma.},
  author={W. Ray Kim},
  journal={Clinics in liver disease},
  year={2005},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={
          225-34
        }
}
Decision analysis helps evaluate competing strategies under conditions of uncertainty in a wide variety of clinical settings. Despite some limitations, decision trees and Markov models remain essential tools for medical decision analysts. These techniques allow comparison of competing management strategies in a quantitative fashion. Sensitivity analysis is an important feature of decision analytic models that identify important factors that affect the outcome of decisions under considerations… CONTINUE READING