The Resource Data mining to determine risk in medical decisions, Patricia B. Cerrito

Data mining to determine risk in medical decisions, Patricia B. Cerrito

Label
Data mining to determine risk in medical decisions
Title
Data mining to determine risk in medical decisions
Statement of responsibility
Patricia B. Cerrito
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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 benefits of treatment. Such risks are generally estimated by a consensus panel of specialist physicians using supporting medical literature. Unfortunately, this literature does not always provide a good estimate of risk, particularly in the case of rare occurrences. This book demonstrates statistical tec
Member of
Cataloging source
IOSPR
Dewey number
610.285
Index
index present
LC call number
R859.7.D42
LC item number
C47 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Studies in health technology and informatics
Series volume
v. 171
Label
Data mining to determine risk in medical decisions, Patricia B. Cerrito
Publication
Note
Includes index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn772636238
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 257 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283433013
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
978-1-60750-839-7
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b26067559
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)772636238
  • pebco128343301X

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