Understanding Medical Tests And Test Results

Laboratory tests are not perfect and do some healthy people falsely as ill identify (false positive result), or diseased human disease free to report (false negative result). Whether a test can identify patients properly with a disease may depend on the probability with which already (a priori probability) it existed at the examinees, as well as the intrinsic characteristics of the test. Test results can help to make (diagnostic tests)…

September 3, 2018