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Overdiagnosed

Making People Sick in the Pursuit of Health

Welch, H. Gilbert

(Book - 2011)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Overdiagnosed
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Examining the social, medical, and economic ramifications of a health care system that unnecessarily diagnoses and treats patients, Welch makes a reasoned call for change that would save us from countless unneeded surgeries, debilitating anxiety, and exorbitant costs.
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Beacon Press, c2011
ISBN: 0807022004
9780807022009
Branch Call Number: 616.0754 W4397o 2011
Characteristics: xvii, 228 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm
Additional Contributors: Woloshin, Steve
Schwartz, Lisa

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Feb 09, 2013
  • 51anne rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Reading this book will make you a more informed person and one more likely to ask questions about the tests and screenings your doctor insists you need.

Wow! A must read for everyone --brings real data and statistics to bear on a national problem.

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