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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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Cerrito, Patricia B.
Corporate Author: IOS Press.
Format: Book
Published: Amsterdam ; Washington, D.C. : IOS Press, ©2011.
Series:Studies in health technology and informatics ; v. 171.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Title page; Preface; Acknowledgement; Contents; Introduction to Medical Risk; Post-Marketing Reporting of Adverse Events and Decisions Concerning Medications; Risk Versus Benefit in Medical Decision Making; The Problem of Competing Risks and Competing Perspectives in Decision Making; The Perception and Misperception of Risk in Decision Making; The Issue of Risk by Group Identity in Decision Making; The Issue of Extrapolation; The Issue of Futility in Decision Making; Costs and Risks; Discussion; Appendix on Methodology; Subject Index.