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T.A. McGrath, M.D.F. McInnes, N. van Es, et al. examine systematic reviews of diagnostic accuracy studies and find that most have some form of overinterpretation, potentially leading to erroneous optimism about test performance.
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M. Lyon, R. Sinha, Oliver A.S. Lyon, et al. estimate the frequency of warfarin dosing errors in point-of-care testing international normalized ratio devices with simulation models, and find that these devices meet FDA performance specifications.
Experts debate whether biomarkers should receive credit for advancing the cause of precision medicine or blame for undermining its goals.
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