Anecdote or science?

Vellet, A. Dale; Lee, Donald
January 1998
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;01/13/98, Vol. 158 Issue 1, p63
Academic Journal
Editorial. Discusses research which compared medical and surgical hospital treatments for neck and back disease in the United States and Ontario. Role of physician judgment in medical decision-making; Three major trends in treatment of back diseases; Rate of back surgery; Rates of surgical fusion; Surgery for spinal stenosis; No data for explanatory variables; Comparison of US and Canadian health care systems; More.


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