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Cochrane launches new research field to tackle overdiagnosis and medical excess

BMJ 2019; 367 doi: (Published 07 December 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;367:l6817
  1. Elisabeth Mahase
  1. The BMJ

The medical publisher Cochrane has launched a new research field, Cochrane Sustainable Healthcare, to advocate and promote the use of evidence to ensure a more sustainable approach to healthcare.1

The new field will bring together patients, healthcare professionals, researchers, policy makers, and carers to tackle overdiagnosis and medical excess. It is one of 13 Cochrane fields, which aim to foster, support, and coordinate …

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