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1 April 1994 Breast screening: visual search and observer performance
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An overview of the UK breast screening program is presented and the importance of observer performance to its success is shown. A conceptual model is presented which leads to the consideration of diagnostic errors in three classes. Appropriate training can help reduce the occurrence of these errors. Data are presented from a national self assessment program which aims to give radiologists insight into aspects of their performance. In particular, information on calcification detection and the benefits of double reading is considered as a means of improving cancer detection rates.
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Alastair G. Gale, C. Julie Savage, E. F. Pawley, A. R. M. Wilson, and E. J. Roebuck "Breast screening: visual search and observer performance", Proc. SPIE 2166, Medical Imaging 1994: Image Perception, (1 April 1994); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.171751
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