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Overtreatment in the United States

OPEN PloS one | 7 Sep 2017

H Lyu, T Xu, D Brotman, B Mayer-Blackwell, M Cooper, M Daniel, EC Wick, V Saini, S Brownlee and MA Makary
Abstract
Overtreatment is a cause of preventable harm and waste in health care. Little is known about clinician perspectives on the problem. In this study, physicians were surveyed on the prevalence, causes, and implications of overtreatment.
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Philosophy of science, U.S. state, Poverty in the United States, Medicine, Barack Obama, Massachusetts, Health care, United States
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