Patient information: What happens when evidence-based facts contradict doctors‘ advice?

Balanced and evidence-based patient information on cancer screening can protect patients from inadequate medical advice. This was shown in a representative study by the Harding Center for Risk Literacy at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, recently published in the journal PLoS ONE. (Mehr in: Pressemitteilungen – idw – Informationsdienst Wissenschaft)