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H. Gilbert Welch

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Over-diagnosed: Making People Sick in the Pursuit of Health (2011)
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English
4.16 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: Malcolm Gladwell opened his talk at the AAP annual meeting last week with a rave about this book and an interesting anecdote drawn from it. So I instantly read it and was not disappointed. It probably deserves five stars except that I found it a bit repetitive. Very accessible. ...
Overdiagnosed: Making People Sick in the Pursuit of Health (2000)
language
English
4.16 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: Dr. Welch sheds light upon a controversial, lesser-known corner of medicine -- over-diagnoses. Although it is a term rarely used in today's medical world, he (and others) are bringing up issues in the U.S. healthcare system of how not everything that we pursue in medicine may be ...
Die Diagnosefalle: Wie Gesunde zu Kranken erklärt werden (German Edition) (2013)
language
English
4.16 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: Would explain a lot about why we spend so much on medical care yet do not have the best health in the world. The author reviews several diseases (mainly cancers) and asks whether they are being overdiagnosed. The principal hypotheses the author makes behind his analysis are:- Doc...
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