Quaternary Prevention and the Challenges to Develop a Good Practice; Comment on “Quaternary Prevention, an Answer of Family Doctors to Overmedicalization”

Wagner, Hamilton (2015) Quaternary Prevention and the Challenges to Develop a Good Practice; Comment on “Quaternary Prevention, an Answer of Family Doctors to Overmedicalization”. International Journal of Health Policy and Management, 4 (8). pp. 557-558. ISSN 2322-5939

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Abstract

The article analyzes literature problems using as a parameter the quaternary prevention concept, introducing guidelines to have good shared decisions that avoid overdiagnosis and overtreatment and improve the quality of life. The author proposes a four-step approach: reliable evidence, awareness about populations profile, independent research analysis, and an understandable format by ordinary people.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Depositing User: fatemeh karami karami
Date Deposited: 10 Dec 2015 06:42
Last Modified: 10 Dec 2015 06:42
URI: http://eprints.kmu.ac.ir/id/eprint/21886

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