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.
Best literature on resuscitation published 2018 including Paramedic 2, Airways 2, CAM. A rapid fire review critically analysing the hottest papers published during 2018
Ken Milne the author of sceptics guide to emergency medicine SGEM reviews the hottest critical care literature for 2018 2019
Franz Wiesbauer explains how to express prognosis with the help of life tables and why this is essential to understanding Kaplan Meier curves.
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.
Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS) Literature Summaries