The arrogance of preventive medicine

Sackett, David L.
August 2002
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/20/2002, Vol. 167 Issue 4, p363
Academic Journal
Comments on preventive medicine (PM), and presents the view that PM displays elements of arrogance. Intervention of a physician in life-threatening disorders using treatments justified on the basis of past experience; Presumptions which are made in PM; Discussion of estrogen plus progestin in treating menopause.


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