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Comment on ‘A qualitative approach to Bayes’ theorem' by Medow and Lucey
  1. Aquiles Rodrigo Henríquez1,2,
  2. Juan Moreira3,
  3. Jef Van den Ende4
  1. 1Department of Primary and Interdisciplinary Care, University of Antwerp, Belgium
  2. 2School of Medicine, Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja, Ecuador
  3. 3Ministry of Health of Ecuador, Ecuador
  4. 4Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
  1. Correspondence to: Aquiles Rodrigo Henríquez
    Department of Primary and Interdisciplinary Care, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, Campus Drie Eiken Gebouw R, Wilrijk 2610, Belgium; rodrigo.henriquez{at}

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Dear editor,

We welcome the publication of Medow and Lucey in the December issue, describing a qualitative approach to Bayes' theorem.1 Especially because the authors provide a new impulse to the development of clinician-friendly strategies for teaching clinical decision-making skills.

However, the approach proposed by the authors is not new. We reported a didactic model based on a visual representation of Bayesian logic on a logarithmic scale 8 years ago in peer-reviewed journals.2,,4 Our logical frame is also categorical and …

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