Terminology to be aware of in a diagnostic paper

There is a lot of terminology to become familiar with regarding diagnostic studies, in this section we run through them and into the world of sensitivity and specificity!

This podcast covers

  • Case positive
  • Case negative
  • Test positive
  • Test negative
  • True positive
  • True negative
  • False positive
  • False negative
  • Sensitivity
  • Specificity
  • Positive predictive value
  • Negative predictive value

Once you’ve listened help consolidate the topics covered with the questions below.