Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of overscreen.

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Examples

  • The fear is that this sort of hyper-awareness will lead to an overscreening of the aging male population, either because patients demand it or because doctors feel they must cover all their bases in this litigious age.

    Drug firms and doctors tout treatments for 'male menopause'; others are cautious

  • Another issue is overscreening – testing people who won't benefit, or testing too often.

    Cancers May Be Found, Treated Too Early

  • In other cases expansion through new construction has resulted in overscreening certain neighborhoods, reducing revenue from individual screens and threatening local independent theatres with extinction.

    The Movie Business Book, Third Edition

  • In other cases expansion through new construction has resulted in overscreening certain neighborhoods, reducing revenue from individual screens and threatening local independent theatres with extinction.

    The Movie Business Book, Third Edition

  • In other cases expansion through new construction has resulted in overscreening certain neighborhoods, reducing revenue from individual screens and threatening local independent theatres with extinction.

    The Movie Business Book, Third Edition

  • In other cases expansion through new construction has resulted in overscreening certain neighborhoods, reducing revenue from individual screens and threatening local independent theatres with extinction.

    The Movie Business Book, Third Edition

  • That he thinks "overscreening of travelers leads to a less effective system," is a lot more important than whether Nader thinks so.

    The Economist: Correspondent's diary

  • Some of us were overscreening and overtreating because of unknowns.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • But there is mounting evidence that overscreening in the general population can lead to anxiety-provoking false positives a diagnosis of cancer when there is none and even unnecessary surgery.

    ABC News: Top Stories

  • "You end up overscreening, overmanaging and overtreating women who are not actually at risk of getting cervical cancer."

    NYT > Home Page

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