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Clinical Decision Making: Principles of Building a Decision Tree

Issue № 1 | 2014 (15)

Abstract

This paper discusses the key elements of decision modeling for the economic evaluation of health interventions. The main stages of building a decision tree are considered. An example of the expected value calculation for treating patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer along with sensitivity analysis to test for the robustness of the correct decision are shown. A review of recommendations for building decision trees is also conducted.

Keywords

decision analysis, decision tree, chance nodes, expected value, probability, outcomes, sensitivity analysis.

For citations

Djalalov S.Ch., Djalalova D.K., Hoch J.S. Clinical Decision Making: Principles of Building a Decision Tree. Medical Technologies. Assessment and Choice. 2014; 1(15): 29–36.

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