Probability revision

P. P. Glasziou*

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This article examines the principles of probability revision and four different ways of obtaining post-test probabilities: the hypothetical cohort method, likelihood ratios and odds, the Nomogram, and precalculation. The authors then show where pre-test probabilities can be obtained, and then how to interpret multiple tests.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)235-245
Number of pages11
JournalPrimary Care - Clinics in Office Practice
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1995
Externally publishedYes


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