Ask for Evidence

in policy, advertising, media and more ...

Learn more

AllTrials

For transparency in clinical trials

Learn more

Plant Science Panel

GMOs, insecticides, biofuels …

Learn more

Sign up and get news

about standing up for science and evidence

Learn more

Publications and resources

Making Sense of Screening Image

Making Sense of Screening

A guide to weighing up the benefits and harms of health screening programmes

Public expectations about screening don't match what screening programmes can deliver. By addressing misconceptions about how screening works, its limitations and the calculation of benefits and harms, scientists and clinicians hope to bridge the gap between the active debates of the scientific community and the concerns raised by the public.

Download the guide (PDF) below.

Author: Sense About Science

Document type: Making Sense Of

Published: 26 October 2009

Downloads


Back · New resources search