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Medmastery Epidemiology Essentials 340

Medmastery: PPV and prevalence

Franz Wiesbauer looks at how a doctor can work out the probability of disease when confronted with a positive or a negative test result and how the prevalence of a given disease affects this probability.
Medmastery Epidemiology Essentials 340

Medmastery: PPV and Specificity

Franz Wiesbauer looks at the impact of specificity and sensitivity on positive predictive value (and thus validity of a test) and why one has a bigger impact than the other.
Medmastery Epidemiology Essentials 340

Medmastery: Mortality rate

Franz Weisbauer explains how to calculate mortality rates for various subgroups, proportionate mortality, and why proportionate mortality is not a measure of risk.