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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.

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Author: Sense About Science

Document type: Making Sense Of

Published: 3 July 2015

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