How to understand medical decisions

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How to understand medical decisions

How to write a self-explanatory summary

A typical self-explanatory summary

Diagnostic details

Diagnostic confirmation

Diagnostic uncertainty

Findings and possibilities

Combinations of findings

Findings and outcomes

Decision options

Decision outcomes

Decision evaluation

Updating frequencies with more data

Written explanations

Evidence-based medicine

Theories and facts



Bayes rule or theorem

Reasoning by probabilistic elimination

List, chase and check

The problem with specificty