Category: overtreatment

4 11/25/2015

Informed patients need one thing not provided in SPRINT trial news: what were the absolute benefit/harm numbers?

2 11/12/2015

Podcast: A Finn with a bone to pick about osteoporosis screening & treatment


Podcast: Overuse in orthopedics

2 9/23/2015

DCIS dilemma: Dr. Laura Esserman podcast

2 9/18/2015

NIH SPRINT study sparks questions about overtreatment of mild hypertension

6 8/25/2015

New DCIS study, news release lead to (very) mixed messages: ‘And we wonder why patients get confused’


Wrong forces drive osteoporosis treatment – despite evidence of lack of benefit

5 7/13/2015

Is it time to digitally re-examine the PSA test?


“More accurate than traditional biopsies” and other misinformation about a new prostate cancer test from NY-Presbyterian Hospital


Lown Institute Right Care conference: we’re treating lab results – not patients