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Too much information? Risk-benefit data does not always lead to informed decision-making

Collection:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC)
Contributor:
The Hastings Center, Garrison, New York.
Format:
News release
Publication Date:
2011-04-14
URL:
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2011-04/thc-tmi041411.php
Published:
USA
Location:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois Box: 180
Subject Term:
decision making, health information, information needs, information overload, information processing, information services, information utilization, media effectiveness, research needs, risk communication, visual communication, health
Notes:
Online via the Bioethics Forum. 2 pages., "Quantitative data should not be disclosed to all patients, article argues, and a commentary calls for research into how best to present information about risk."