Astounding Number of Medical Procedures Have No Benefit, Even Harm - JAMA Study

Astounding Number of Medical Treatments Have No Benefit, Even Harm - JAMA Study
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'A concerning new review published in the Journal of the American Medical Association online ahead of print on the topic of overuse of medical care, i.e., health care for which "risk of harm exceeds its potential for benefit," finds that many commonly employed medical procedures, to which millions are subjected to each year, are based on questionable if not also, in some cases, non-existent evidence.'

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