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...
Amsterdam ; Washington, D.C. :
|Series:||Studies in health technology and informatics ;
v. 171. |
- 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.