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Sensitivity & Specificity

This app gives the sensitivity and specificity of thousands of medical tests, with literature citations included

This app gives the sensitivity and specificity of thousands of medical tests, with literature citations included

Sensitivity & Specificity

by Timothy Jolis
Sensitivity & Specificity
Sensitivity & Specificity
Sensitivity & Specificity

What is it about?

This app gives the sensitivity and specificity of thousands of medical tests, with literature citations included.

Sensitivity & Specificity

App Details

Version
14.7.1
Rating
(8)
Size
16Mb
Genre
Medical Reference
Last updated
July 15, 2014
Release date
August 28, 2012

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App Store Description

This app gives the sensitivity and specificity of thousands of medical tests, with literature citations included.

Visit our webpage version at sensitivityspecificity.com

For example, imagine a patient comes in for a reported seizure. What lab tests do you order? Should you check their tongue for bites? What does it mean when the EEG results are negative? Can brain imaging be helpful?

This powerful tool can answer those questions for hundreds of conditions. It suggest tests that you might not have considered. It facilitates evidence based decision making. It's a great learning tool for medical students. It saves time and money by eliminating unnecessary tests.

Our methodology:

1) We used peer-reviewed papers that performed meta-analysis whenever possible

2) Some tests have only been studied once, so we cited that paper if it was a high quality study

3) If no meta-analysis had been performed, and there were multiple studies performed, we looked at the quality of the studies, how respected the journal was, and how recent the data was collected.

Built by a team of Ivy League Medical Students.