Letters Comparing risk prediction models

Time to compare impact and feasibility of prediction models in real life

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e4357 (Published 03 July 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e4357
  1. Douglas Noble, clinical lecturer1,
  2. Tom Dent, programme associate2,
  3. Trisha Greenhalgh, professor1
  1. 1Global Health, Policy and Innovation Unit, Centre for Primary Care and Public Health, Blizard Institute, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Yvonne Carter Building, London E1 2AB, UK
  2. 2PHG Foundation, Cambridge CB1 8RN, UK
  1. d.noble{at}qmul.ac.uk

Siontis and colleagues’ conclusion that comparison of risk prediction models for cardiovascular disease “would benefit from standardised reporting and formal, consistent statistical comparisons” is only part of the story.1 …

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