Preventing overdiagnosis: how to stop harming the healthy.

We can learn from disciplines outside medicine.
Benefit cannot be assumed even if clinical trials are positive.
What about the contributions of Illich and Skrabanek?
Evidenced based practice should reduce overdiagnosis and overtreatment.

 

 

Auteurs

Moynihan R
Doust J
Henry D.

 

Link

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22645185