Screening test

  1. Identify a screening test described on this website: https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/treatment-tests-and-therapies/screening-tests-for-common-diseases (Links to an external site.)
  2. Seek out information from trustworthy sources about the screening test. What is the sensitivity and specificity of the test? Who specifically is recommended to be screened (include the organization that sets the recommendation, i.e. the American Cancer Society)? Describe the characteristics of the screening test to see if it meets the criteria of a good screening test as outlined in the textbook on page 416:

Simple
Rapid
Inexpensive
Safe
Acceptable

Sample Solution

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