1. What does a 'diagnosis' mean?
2. How is a diagnosis confirmed and excluded?
3. How is the uncertainty of a diagnosis expressed?
1. How are symptoms and other findings used to suggest or confirm a diagnosis?
2. How are combinations of findings used to make predictions?
3. Which finding(s) are used to monitor the progress of diagnoses?
1. For decisions, how are the options considered?
2. How often are the possible outcomes expected to happen?
3. How is a patient’s opinion about each potential outcome obtained or predicted?