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Visualizing the Bayesian 2-test case: The effect of tree diagrams on medical decision making

Binder, Karin, Krauss, Stefan, Bruckmaier, Georg and Marienhagen, Jörg (2018) Visualizing the Bayesian 2-test case: The effect of tree diagrams on medical decision making. PLoS ONE 13 (3), e0195029.

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Abstract

In medicine, diagnoses based on medical test results are probabilistic by nature. Unfortunately, cognitive illusions regarding the statistical meaning of test results are well documented among patients, medical students, and even physicians. There are two effective strategies that can foster insight into what is known as Bayesian reasoning situations: (1) translating the statistical information ...

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Item type:Article
Date:27 March 2018
Institutions:Mathematics > Prof. Dr. Stefan Krauss
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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10.1371/journal.pone.0195029DOI
Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 510 Mathematics
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:37329
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