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Slide 3. Thoughts on Prevention

Presentation describes the methods used by the US Preventive Services Task Force to develop recommendations.

Thoughts on Prevention

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  • "To find health should be the object of any doctor. "Anyone can find disease."
    Andrew Taylor Still, D.O.
  • "Prevention is one of the few known ways to reduce demand for health and aged care services."
    Julie Bishop, JD
  • "The purpose of risk assessment is not to categorize individuals according to a test result nor even as to their overall risk, but rather to identify those who can be helped, or helped most, by preventive action."
    Geoffrey Rose, MD, PhD

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Page last reviewed October 2014
Page originally created September 2012
Internet Citation: Slide 3. Thoughts on Prevention. Content last reviewed October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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