experience hypothesis

experience hypothesis

The largely verified posit that the outcomes in terms of survival and complications of certain surgical procedures–eg transplantation of heart, kidney, and liver is a function of frequency with which the procedure is performed, the experience of the surgical team, and the physicians caring for the Pt after the procedure
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Also, and most regrettably, the historical evidence supporting the experience hypothesis remains equivocal.
Two empirical tests of this experience hypothesis were conducted for each of the three measures of agreement.
Needless to say, the experience hypothesis predicted a positive correlation in each instance, reflecting what was expected to be more agreement as a result of more test experiences by the two magazines with evaluation of the same product.
The second empirical test of the experience hypothesis was very similar to the first, although in assigning an experience value to each test pair, a criterion of average time (in years) since the first test of a given product was used, rather than the average number of previous tests of the product.