When people show signs of having a heart attack an electrocardiograph (EKG) is often used to diagnose their condition...

on May 31, 2018

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Why is C the correct answer?

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Anita on June 16, 2018

@meisen C points out a potential situation where the cardiologist had higher scores than the program. We know the program correctly diagnosed more actual heart attacks, but we don't know if it perhaps over-diagnosed them. It may well note something as a heart attack that isn't.

C gives us the possibility that the cardiologist is better equipped to notice when an issue isn't a heart attack, meaning that the cardiologist doesn't over-diagnose to the extent the program does. This possibility would weaken the argument that we should leave diagnoses to the program.