Medical tests white paper series

On May 28-29, 2008, AHRQ hosted a working meeting to discuss particularly challenging methodological issues in assessing medical tests. This working meeting included a group of investigators from the Evidence-based Practice Centers (EPCs), other experts in government, industry, and academia and also...

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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: United States Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Format: eBook
Published: Rockville, MD Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 2009, 2009
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Collection: National Center for Biotechnology Information - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Decision-analytic modeling to evaluate benefits and harms of medical tests : uses and limitations / Thomas A. Trikalinos, Uwe Siebert, and Joseph Lau
  • Using the principles of randomized controlled trial design to guide test evaluation / Sarah J. Lord, Les Irwig, and Patrick M.M. Bossuyt
  • Proposals for a phased evaluation of medical tests / Jeroen G. Lijmer, Mariska Leeflang, and Patrick M.M. Bossuyt
  • Additional patient outcomes and pathways in evaluations of testing / Patrick M.M. Bossuyt and Kirsten McCaffery
  • Includes bibliographical references