Sunday, December 21, 2008

Diagnostic Inhibition

Here is a good article from the New York Times regarding issues with the excess use of diagnostic tools and methods in coming to inaccurate conclusions for treating pain issues.

The Evidence Gap.

.... and another semi-related topic regarding breat cancer,

Screening for Breast Cancer May Spur Unnecessary Treatment.

... and one more thought provoker,

New study proves that pain is not a symptom of arthritis, pain causes arthritis.