Many years ago, in my college yearbook, I listed my intended future occupation as "Bayesian soothsayer." In retrospect, I can see that my invented profession served its purposes well; but strangely enough, I now realize that it actually exists.
Many doctors, particularly young doctors, come to view test results as if handed down direct from the heavens -- and forget that context greatly alters their implications. It shouldn't be your burden to defend against this -- but alas, it is.
The benefit-cost analysis practiced in the regulatory process - what I teach my students to call "forensic" benefit-cost - differs in three ways from ideal, or armchair, benefit-cost.