How much Monitoring is too Much?

Hilda Bastian is cartoonist and writer at StatisticallyFunny blog

Over-diagnosis #cartoon by @HildaBast on Flickr

” … many people – including many doctors – just love gadgets and measuring things… … Actually, there’s too much monitoring in some health matters. Some monitoring could cause anxiety without benefit, or lead to actions that do more harm than good. “

Hilda Bastian is Editor etc at PubMed Health, blogger at Scientific American. Commenting on epidemiology with cartoons at Statistically funny.

Read Every move you make….Are you watching you? and “Every Breath You Take, Every Move You Make…” How Much Monitoring Is Too Much? by Hilda Bastian.

See more comics – all our posts tagged overdiagnosis and screening

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