Choosing Wisely: A New Review of Overdiagnosis and Overtreatment (BBC News / Academy of Medical Royal Colleges)

Summary

Continuing the debate concerning avoidable overuse in medical care, the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges has drawn-up a list of forty treatments which are thought to confer little or no benefit to patients.

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Reference

Doctors name treatments that bring little or no benefit. London: BBC Health News, October 24th 2016.

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Reference

Pym, H. (2016). Are doctors prescribing too many drugs? London: BBC Health News, October 24th 2016.

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