The challenge of overdiagnosis begins with its definition

S. M. Carter, W. Rogers, I. Heath, C. Degeling, J. Doust, A. Barratt

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Abstract

Overdiagnosis means different things to different people. S M Carter and colleagues argue that we should use a broad term such as too much medicine for advocacy and develop precise, case by case definitions of overdiagnosis for research and clinical purposes
Original languageEnglish
Article number869
Pages (from-to)h869
Number of pages5
JournalBritish Medical Journal
Volume350
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 4 Mar 2015

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Carter, S. M., Rogers, W., Heath, I., Degeling, C., Doust, J., & Barratt, A. (2015). The challenge of overdiagnosis begins with its definition. British Medical Journal, 350, h869. [869]. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h869
Carter, S. M. ; Rogers, W. ; Heath, I. ; Degeling, C. ; Doust, J. ; Barratt, A. / The challenge of overdiagnosis begins with its definition. In: British Medical Journal. 2015 ; Vol. 350. pp. h869.
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The challenge of overdiagnosis begins with its definition. / Carter, S. M.; Rogers, W.; Heath, I.; Degeling, C.; Doust, J.; Barratt, A.

In: British Medical Journal, Vol. 350, 869, 04.03.2015, p. h869.

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Carter SM, Rogers W, Heath I, Degeling C, Doust J, Barratt A. The challenge of overdiagnosis begins with its definition. British Medical Journal. 2015 Mar 4;350:h869. 869. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h869