Screening and Diagnostic Tests

Description: A very clear and concise video explaining sensitivity and specificity.


Who created this resource: Rahul Patwari, MD, Associate Professor and Assistant Dean of Technology and Innovation, Rush Medical College (Chicago IL)

What does this resource offer
This is the first of two short YouTube videos by Dr. Patwari explaining key concepts related to diagnostic testing. This short YouTube video (12min 35sec) provides a clear, focused explanation of sensitivity and specificity and the trade-off between them. (It does not include information about Positive Predictive Value or Negative Predictive Value.)