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Screening without evidence of efficacy

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: (Published 26 February 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:521

Thyroid ultrasonography is another example

  1. Yair Liel, head, endocrine service (
  1. Soroka University Medical Centre, Beer-Sheva, Israel

    EDITOR—I agree with Law's view of screening, that screening of unproved value should not be advocated.1 As a clinical endocrinologist I often have to …

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