Autopsy findings and syndromic diagnoses: Bayesian calculations for pediatric pathologists

B. E. Buck, Karl H. Muench

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Abstract

Application of a standard statistical method knoiun as a Bayesian calculation to the findings in pediatric anatomic pathology may help the pediatric pathologist to recognize and express the likelihood of syndromic diagnoses. This assessment can be useful in counseling and deciding which (if any) confirmatory tests are ivarranted. An example shows the method and its utility..

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)167-171
Number of pages5
JournalFetal and Pediatric Pathology
Volume6
Issue number2-3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1986

Keywords

  • Autopsy
  • Counseling
  • Mathematics
  • Probability

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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