Role of cognitive biasBMJ 2011; 342 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d3047 (Published 17 May 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d3047
- Philip Rathbone, general practitioner1
- 1Long Clawson Medical Practice, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire LE14 4PA, UK
Shuster is trying to have his cake and eat it in his criticism of statistics in clinical practice.1 He highlights that breast cancer screening is a “bad” test (by which I think he …
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