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Can Hippocrates prevent overdiagnosis?

Papyrus fragment of Hippocratic oath.
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Papyrus text: fragment of Hippocratic oath: verso, showing oath.
3rd century MS. 5754
Oxyrhynchus Papyrus 2547
Published:  -Copyrighted work available under Creative Commons Attribution only licence CC BY 4.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/Jack O’Sullivan fills us in on highlights and buzz from this year’s Preventing Overdiagnosis conference in Barcelona.  Hippocrates’ infamous oath echoed around Barcelona’s International Convention Centre throughout the fourth Preventing Overdiagnosis conference, held this past

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