CANTABmobile and its misleading promotionBMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f5597 (Published 15 October 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f5597
- Peter J Gordon, consultant psychiatrist for older adults1
- 1Clackmannan Community Healthcare Centre, Sauchie FK10 3JQ, UK
Glasziou and colleagues’ editorial on too much medicine suggests we ask: “Does this new test detect more or earlier ‘disease’? Do we understand the course of disease in these extra cases?”1 I have had concerns for some time about “a new touch screen test for dementia” (www.cantabmobile.com/).
CANTABmobile is a computer based tool that has been widely promoted by Cambridge Cognition to primary care services across …