Tips for learners of evidence-based medicine: 3. Measures of observer variability (kappa statistic).

@article{McGinn2004TipsFL,
  title={Tips for learners of evidence-based medicine: 3. Measures of observer variability (kappa statistic).},
  author={Thomas G. McGinn and Peter C. Wyer and Thomas B. Newman and Sheri Keitz and Rosanne Leipzig and Gordon Guyatt For},
  journal={CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne},
  year={2004},
  volume={171 11},
  pages={1369-73}
}
I magine that you're a busy family physician and that you've found a rare free moment to scan the recent literature. Reviewing your preferred digest of abstracts, you notice a study comparing emergency physicians' interpretation of chest radiographs with radiologists' interpretations. 1 The article catches your eye because you have frequently found that your own reading of a radiograph differs from both the official radiologist reading and an unofficial reading by a different radiologist, and… CONTINUE READING
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