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A piece of my mind. Should C be a passing grade for the USPSTF?
University of Massachusetts Medical School Faculty Publications
  • Barry G. Saver, University of Massachusetts Medical School
UMMS Affiliation
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health; Meyers Primary Care Institute
Publication Date
2-3-2015
Document Type
Article
Subjects
Decision Making; Diagnostic Tests, Routine; *Evidence-Based Medicine; Humans; Mass Screening; *Patient Participation; Preventive Health Services; United States
Abstract
I 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: JAMA. 2015 Feb 3;313(5):465-6. doi: 10.1001/jama.2014.17082. Link to article on publisher's site
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PubMed ID
25647200
Citation Information
Barry 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)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/barry_saver/42/