Clinical decision making

A.Y. 2016/2017
6
Max ECTS
40
Overall hours
SSD
MED/01
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
Undefined
Expected learning outcomes
Undefined
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Course syllabus
PROGRAM:
Methods and tools for an EBM clinical approach
a) sets, events and probability rules; statistical inference basic concepts (p values and 95% confidence intervals)
b)diagnostic and efficacy studies results: how to use them in clinical decision making; how to critically read and how to use clinical studies results)
Clinical decision analysis
a) Decision theory introduction: utilities and expected utilities. How to choose the better decision.
b) How to use accuracy studies results (Sensitivity, Specificity and Likelihood Ratios) and efficacy studies results (risk difference, relative risk, odds ratio) in NNT, NNH and cost/benefit ratio for computing decision thresholds
c) Decision tree construction and clinical application. How to do a sensitivity analysis.
MED/01 - MEDICAL STATISTICS - University credits: 6
Lessons: 40 hours
Professor: Duca Piergiorgio
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