The balanced presentation afforded by convening a Citizens'Jury when considering a major question such as the introduction of a breast screening programme is advocated.
This method would enable account to be taken of all the costs, both human and financial, to all those affected, both participating and organizing, as well as the benefits.
Provision of such a democratic opportunity enables consideration to be given to a broad range of factors, by selection of an appropriate range of witnesses, with the advantage of involving the lay public in this decision-making process.
Attendance by health correspondents, medical journalists and other media representatives enables publicization of a democracy in action whilst helping to inform the wider debate.
Such an exercise could inform whether the NHS BSP should continue in its current form.
Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur maligne, Glande mammaire, Dépistage, Mammographie, Programme sanitaire, Prise décision, Information biomédicale, Royaume Uni, Europe, Homme, Glande mammaire pathologie, Radiodiagnostic
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant tumor, Mammary gland, Medical screening, Mammography, Sanitary program, Decision making, Biomedical information, United Kingdom, Europe, Human, Mammary gland diseases, Radiodiagnosis
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 99-0135164
Code Inist : 002B30A01C. Création : 16/11/1999.