DBI Content Updates
Our popular “Dense Breasts, 5 Facts to Know“ page has just been redesigned based on input from our Patient Advisory Group. And WOW!
- Please visit/share this great introduction to the topic. Available here (European visitors, here, Spanish version, here).
Topic: Medical jargon and patient understanding
- A recent JAMA cross-sectional study Accuracy in Patient Understanding of Common Medical Phrases showed that participants frequently misunderstood and often assigned meaning opposite to what the clinician intended. “These findings suggest that use of common medical phrases may lead to confusion among patients affecting health outcomes.”