risk-benefit analysis


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risk-benefit analysis

Examination of the potential positive and negative results of undertaking a specific therapeutic course of action. For example, a man with a slowly growing, localized prostate cancer might want to know whether it is better to undergo surgery (and risk urinary incontinence and erectile dysfunction) or to manage his disease conservatively (and risk the spread of the disease). Factors influencing his decision include: 1 financial cost of the operation; 2 likelihood of disease spread; 3 likelihood of complications with or without the operation; 4 life expectancy; 5 overall state of health; and 6 alternative treatments for his disease.
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The risk-benefit analysis of the bond is also a factor to reckon with.
Some of them are: other options of investment available to overseas Pakistanis, the risk-benefit analysis of these bonds, fears about whether investment in these bonds will expose overseas Pakistanis to complications regarding the legitimacy of funds and the feeling that they are not treated on a par with exporters.
Yet the cost analysis and risk-benefit analysis for early age of screening remains to be done."
We have forgotten half the equation in risk-benefit analysis.
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My answer was, "I'm not siding with anyone, but medical practice, including public health, is a matter of risk-benefit analysis. There are obviously advantages and disadvantages to doing one thing or another and we must make the best judgment call, given the information at hand.
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Lyon risk management procedures provides clear, precise and robust Instruction on device characterization, risk assessment, risk-benefit analysis and all risk related activities.
The risk-benefit analysis of China's devaluation outlined above suggests that a small, controlled devaluation could benefit Chinese exports and growth.