An Epidemic of Thyrotoxicosis
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21 Jan 2020
Outbreak with unknown etiology and mode of transmission, crossing state lines, 1985; a nice wrap-up study, domestic U.S. focus.
- Define and perform calculations of sensitivity, specificity, predictive-value of a positive test, and predictive-value of a negative test
- Describe the relationship between prevalence and predictive value
- Discuss the trade-offs between sensitivity and specificity
- List the principles of a good screening program