1. Peter C. Gøtzsche: Overdiagnosis and overtreatment in psychiatry


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    Presentation about overdiagnosis and overtreatment in psychiatry: too much drugs used in mental health care. Peter C. Gøtzsche, Director of The Nordic Cochrane Centre. Mental health and medicalization, 1st of September, Helsinki, Finland.

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    • ischia quintaliani


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      Management in nefrologia Convegno Ischia 2014

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      • From the frontline


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        This is a short section of the interactive presentation given by Dr Des Spence at the Royal College of General Practitioners Annual Conference in Harrogate on the 3rd October 2013. Dr Des Spence is a GP, Maryhill Centre, Glasgow and BMJ "Bad Medicine" columnist. The interactive session was called "Bad Medicine" and chaired by Matt Hoghton, CIRC. Dr Spence's column "From the Frontline" is featured each week on page 37 of the BMJ ('Last Words' section). Nobody else generates more rapid-responses to the BMJ than Dr Spence! This is an evidence-based fact!

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        • Mary McNaughton-Collins Discusses Breast Cancer Overdiagnosis


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          Mary McNaughton-Collins, medical director at the Informed Medical Decisions Foundation, provides her take on a recent New England Journal of Medicine paper titled "Effect of Three Decades of Screening Mammography on Breast-Cancer Incidence." The authors of this paper came to the startling conclusion that roughly 1.3 million women in the last three decades have been overdiagnosed with breast cancer.

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          • Prof. Aaron Katz of U.W. at Rainier Valley Rotary Club


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            Aaron Katz is a researcher and lecturer at the University of Washington - teaching in the Healthcare Administration and World Health programs. In his April 26, 2011 presentation to our club he showed how the way we do healthcare here in America isn't getting us good results for the immense amount of money we're spending. He also made the point that, because the amount of money spent for healthcare for teachers and staff in k-12 education and higher education goes up and up year after year - sucking up resources - it deprives the kids of a good education.

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