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  • In the attached paper, I discuss the steps to be taken for successful prescription of a method for diagnosis. I argue the prescription of the Bayesian method is unsuccessful because these steps have not bee taken for it. Instead, the frequentist method, ...

  • Dr. Brush has trouble following my arguments because he looks at diagnosis only through Bayesian lenses. I am not allergic or averse to the Bayesian method, to me it is one of the two main methods of statistical inference, the other being the equally ...

  • John E. Brush, Jr., M.D., FACC Professor of Medicine Eastern Virginia Medical School Sentara Cardiology Specialists 844 Kempsville Road, Suite 204 Norfolk, VA 23502 757-261-0700 Cell: 757-477-1990 jebrush@me.com On Feb 25, 2020, ...

  • Hi Bimal, I do think that almost all radiologists are Bayesians, but we don't agree on the prior ( e.g., pre-test) probability. All the best, Mike ------Original Message------ ...

  • In their paper on teaching the Bayesian method, Brush et al assume it is the correct approach to diagnostic reasoning. However, this assumption may not be correct if the goal in teaching this method is to improve diagnostic accuracy for the following ...

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