of disease screening

Chapter 30 Principles of disease screening

Screening for a disease means searching for evidence of that disease among asymptomatic individuals. The aim of screening is to detect a disease at an early stage, when treatment is associated with an improved outcome (i.e. a better chance of survival from the disease) compared with the outcome if a patient presented with symptoms of the disease.

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Jul 3, 2016 | Posted by in MUSCULOSKELETAL MEDICINE | Comments Off on of disease screening

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