BENEFITS AND RISKS
Revealing the medical truth behind the numbers
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IHBR PRIMARY OBJECTIVES:
Facilitate doctor-patient communication
Advocate for the use of absolute risks
Develop a straight-forward, universal decision aid
This book considers several common and important situations where faulty decision-making makes overtreatment a serious risk. Clear, fair, referenced, and useful information is provided. And a powerful intuitive technique is introduced which allows patient and doctor to talk as equals as they work together in the exam room.
Thomas Finucane, MD, Professor of Medicine,
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine