Understanding screening: requirements for a successful programme

J P L Davis, I K Crombie, H T O Davies

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    Screening has generally been successful in identifying those at risk from disease. This success has led to the belief that screening in the general population is always a good thing. However, there are pitfalls which must be avoided if screening programmes are to achieve what is intended for them.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)104-107
    Number of pages4
    JournalThe British Journal of Hospital Medicine
    Publication statusPublished - Feb 2001


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