|Product Name||Overdiagnosed: Making People Sick In The Pursuit Of Health|
|Category||Book / Magazine / Publication|
|Short Description||Height:9.02 inches / Length:5.98 inches / Weight:0.79 pounds / Width:0.71 inches|
|Amazon.com||Buy on Amazon ~ 0807021997|
|Price New||7.50 US Dollars (curriencies)|
|Price Used||3.22 US Dollars (curriencies)|
|Width||0.7 inches (convert)|
|Height||9 inches (convert)|
|Length||6 inches (convert)|
|Weight||12.64 ounces (convert)|
|Author||H. Gilbert Welch, Lisa Schwartz, Steve Woloshin|
|Long Description||A complex web of factors has created the phenomenon of overdiagnosis: the popular media promotes fear of disease and perpetuates the myth that early, aggressive treatment is always best; in an attempt to avoid lawsuits, doctors have begun to leave no test undone, no abnormality overlooked; and profits are being made from screenings, medical procedures, and pharmaceuticals. Revealing the social, medical, and economic ramifications of a health-care system that overdiagnoses and overtreats patients, Dr. H. Gilbert Welch makes a reasoned call for change that would save us pain, worry, and money.|
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