Data Mining to Determine Risk in Medical Decisions

Data Mining to Determine Risk in Medical Decisions

eBook - 2011
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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.
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Washington, D.C. : IOS Press, ©2011
ISBN: 9781607508397
1607508397
9781283433013
128343301X
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xi, 257 pages)
Additional Contributors: IOS Press

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