Understanding receiver operating characteristic (ROC) curves.

@article{Fan2006UnderstandingRO,
  title={Understanding receiver operating characteristic (ROC) curves.},
  author={Jerome Fan and Suneel Upadhye and Andrew Worster},
  journal={CJEM},
  year={2006},
  volume={8 1},
  pages={19-20}
}
In this issue of the Journal, Auer and colleagues conclude that serum levels of neuron-specific enolase (NSE), a biochemical marker of ischemic brain injury, may have clinical utility for the prediction of survival to hospital discharge in patients experiencing the return of spontaneous circulation following at least 5 minutes of cardiopulmonary resuscitation. The authors used a receiver operating characteristic (ROC) curve to illustrate and evaluate the diagnostic (prognostic) performance of… CONTINUE READING