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Internal Medicine: Find Studies

Search Terms for Diagnostic Studies

Try combining these search terms in PubMed with test and condition:    

sensitivity OR specificity

yield

diagnos*

Diagnosis [MeSH]

predictive value of tests OR predictive value

false positive OR false negative

likelihood ratio*

Google Scholar

Try combining Sensitivity OR specificity with test and condition in Google Scholar:

Google Scholar Search

Filters and Hedges for Diagnostic Studies

Filters or "hedges" are customized searches, word strings made out of indexed (e.g MeSH) words, and keywords to retrieve useful results from databases. 

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