A piece of my mind. Should C be a passing grade for the USPSTF?University of Massachusetts Medical School Faculty Publications
UMMS AffiliationDepartment of Family Medicine and Community Health; Meyers Primary Care Institute
Medical Subject HeadingsDecision Making; Diagnostic Tests, Routine; *Evidence-Based Medicine; Humans; Mass Screening; *Patient Participation; Preventive Health Services; United States
AbstractI trust the US Preventive Services Task Force to be unbiased and to base its recommendations on the best science available at the time (though this group clearly needs a catchier name). Despite that, I have been forced to conclude that C should, frequently, be a failing grade for the USPSTF. I am referring to issuing recommendations with a C grade...
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Citation InformationBarry G. Saver. "A piece of my mind. Should C be a passing grade for the USPSTF?" Vol. 313 Iss. 5 (2015) ISSN: 0098-7484 (Linking)
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