Protocol for a prospective study on gut feelings and dyspnoe and/or thoracic pain.

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

The accuracy of the general practitioner’s sense of alarm when confronted with dyspnoea and/or thoracic pain: protocol for a prospective observational study, published in the BMJ Open (see (Marie Barais et al).

The sensitivity, the specificity, the positive and negative likelihood ratio of the sense of alarm will be calculated from a constructed contingency table.