Data mining to determine risk in medical decisions / Patricia B. Cerrito.

Decisions regarding the risks involved in medical treatments must belong to patients and their physicians - after all, it is the patient's health and life which is at stake. But patients will not be equipped for this decision-making process if they cannot be given some idea as to the risks and...

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Main Author: Cerrito, Patricia B.
Corporate Author: IOS Press.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Amsterdam ; Washington, D.C. : IOS Press, ©2011.
Series:Studies in health technology and informatics ; v. 171.
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Online Access:CONNECT
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Summary:Decisions regarding the risks involved in medical treatments must belong to patients and their physicians - after all, it is the patient's health and life which is at stake. But patients will not be equipped for this decision-making process if they cannot be given some idea as to the risks and benefits of treatment. Such risks are generally estimated by a consensus panel of specialist physicians using supporting medical literature. Unfortunately, this literature does not always provide a good estimate of risk, particularly in the case of rare occurrences. This book demonstrates statistical tec.
Item Description:Includes index.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xi, 257 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9781607508397
1607508397
128343301X
9781283433013
9781607508380
1607508389
9786613433015