Posted: 23 Oct 2016 05:02 PM PDT
Doctors should think carefully about whether some procedures, including x-rays and casts, are needed, says Academy of Medical Royal colleges
A number of common treatments and procedures routinely undertaken by doctors are largely pointless, leading physicians have said.
The Academy of Medical Royal colleges (AMRC) said that many treatments for conditions from minor grazes to terminal cancers often give no more benefit to the patient than simply doing nothing.Continue reading...
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