Perspective from The New England Journal of Medicine — The Psychology of Clinical Decision Making — Implications for Medication Use
Archivi tag: overdiagnosis/overtreatment
Sorgente: Breast cancer screening | The BMJ
The good news is that breast cancer related mortality is falling. The bad news is that screening mammograms are unlikely to be responsible for that benefit, while causing well documented harm.”
L’ECG di routine aumenta la richiesta di altre procedure (diagnostic cascade), senza ridurre il rischio di incorrere in eventi cardiologici.