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Improved Diagnostic Accuracy Through Probability-Based Diagnosis.

Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; September 2022. AHRQ Publication No. 22-0026-3-EF.

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September 28, 2022

Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; September 2022. AHRQ Publication No. 22-0026-3-EF.

Correct consideration of the likelihood that a patient may have a potential disease guides each level of diagnostic decision making; misjudgments can be fatal. This issue brief introduces an information-focused framework to examine how clinicians determine probability and discusses educational avenues for enhancing those skills. The publication is part of a report series on diagnostic safety.

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Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; September 2022. AHRQ Publication No. 22-0026-3-EF.

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