This is a recorded video slidecast presentation by Rob Scholten, director of Cochrane Netherlands, delivered at a two-day workshop hosted by Cochrane Netherlands.
This presentation is a brief introduction to the concept of diagnostic test accuracy (DTA), including how it is different from diagnostic RCTs, how to read a diagnostic 2x2 table, what are the steps in a DTA study, and when DTA study should be used.
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- Recognize a diagnostic 2x2 table
- Outline the basic design of a DTA study
- Discuss advantages and limitations of the DTA study
Thanks to Cochrane Netherlands.