Weighting Mistakes in Medical Diagnostics
by Pablo Martínez Camblor, Aina Yañez, Corsino Rey & Marta Los arcos
In this paper we study the usual topic of the relevance of the error in the medical decisions, in particular, we have that bBacterial infection,
specially sepsis, produces an induction of several mediators wich can be detected in blood. Procalcitonin (PCT) is one of this mediators
and could be used as a marker of bacterial sepsis. Moreover, PCT levels are related to the severity of infection, presenting higher levels the
patients with more severe sepsis. However, there is still some debate about the best cutoff levels to differentiate a patient with sepsis from a
patient without sepsis.
Utility: Sensitivity: Specificity: Kernel Estimation: Threshold
Pablo Martínez Camblor, email@example.com
Aina Yañez Juan, firstname.lastname@example.org
Corsino Rey Galan, email@example.com
Marta Los Arcos Solas, firstname.lastname@example.org
Weiming Ke, Weiming.email@example.com
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