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Overdiagnosed : making people sick in the pursuit of health / H. Gilbert Welch, Lisa Schwartz, Steven Woloshin.

Schwartz, Lisa.(Added Author). Woloshin, Steve.(Added Author).
Book Book (c2011.)
Description: xvii, 228 p. : ill., charts ; 24 cm
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Beacon Press, c2011.
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1 of 1 copy available at Beverly Public Library.
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  • ISBN: 9780807022009 (hardcover) :
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General Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 194-217) and index.
Contents:
Our enthusiasm for diagnosis -- Genesis: people become patients with high blood pressure -- We ... Read More
Summary:
Examining the social, medical, and economic ramifications of a health care system that unnecessarily diagnoses and treats patients, the author makes a reasoned call for ... Read More
Alternate Title: Over diagnosed, making people sick in the pursuit of health
Citation: Welch, H Gilbert. "Overdiagnosed : making people sick in the pursuit of health." Boston, Mass. : Beacon Press, 2011.
 
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