Medical practitioners routinely underestimate the potential harm of the tests and treatments they recommend, while overestimating their potential value. Here’s the link to the research.
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The greatest risk to elderly patients who see primary care physicians is not a treatment error but a medical prescription itself even when it’s correctly prescribed. Here’s the link to the research.
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Steroid injections make knee problems worse over a two year period, without providing any benefit. Here’s the link to the research.
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Statins caused an increase in mortality when given to lower-risk patients over 65. Here’s the link to the research.
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