Assessing diagnostic tests II: Grading on a curve

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In this Investigators' Corner, I continue discussing how to introduce and assess new diagnostic tests to replace older tests that are considered gold standards. Specifically, I talk about how to assess a "family" of diagnostics, and how to choose an optimal "family member.".

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)765-766
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Foot and Ankle Surgery
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jul 1 2015


  • Area under the curve
  • Diagnostic test
  • Gold standard
  • Receiver operating characteristic (ROC) curve

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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