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Haslam D. How do you explain the concept of risk to patients? Practitioner. July/August 2017;261(1806):31

How do you explain the concept of risk to patients?

28 Jul 2017Registered users

Patients consult GPs all the time wanting advice about risk. Risk is a quite extraordinary topic. People vary hugely in their appetite for, or their tolerance of, risk. Some people see a risk of 1 in 100 as being nothing to worry about. Others can’t face the idea of living with a risk of 1 in 1,000.

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